No Foolin' - Just Facts

March 31-April 2, 2017



Friday, March 31, 2017
8:30 a - 5:00 p

Treasures of Time and Tide Tour
By separate registration. Tour departs from Surratt House.
5:30 p - 7:30 p

Welcoming Reception & Registration
Substantial Fare at the James O. Hall Research Center
Saturday, April 1, 2017  
7:45 a

Full Buffet Breakfast and Registration (in Conference Hall)
8:50 a
Opening Remarks
9:00 a

Morning Session:
 Taking the Lincoln Assassination into the Digital Age
   Karen Needles
 There's Something About Mary
   Blaine Houmes
 The Military Trial: Myth and Reality
   Burrus M. Carnahan
11:45 p - 12:45 p
Boxed Luncheon
1:00 p

Afternoon Session:
 Assassination "Extras," Their Hidden Histories 

   Dave Taylor
 'My Policy is to Have No Policy':
 Abraham Lincoln and the Reconstruction of Our Nation

   William L. Richter
 The Lincoln Assassination Story:
 Depictions in American Comic Books & Graphic Novels
   Scott Schroeder
4:30 p - 5:30 p

Authors' Hour
With featured speakers who have authored books and other guest authors.
6:15 p

Social Hour
Cash bar.
7:00 p

Banquet and Program:
 Beware The People Whistling
 Mary Surratt's thoughts from prison
 as composed and acted by Kaitlyn Ramirez


Sunday, April 2, 2017

8:00 a - 7:00p

 What's New In Gettysburg? (By separate registration. Tour departs from Colony South Hotel.)