All the Powers of Earth
Airdate: Sep 14, 2019 @ 12:00 PM CST
Sidney Blumenthal returns to A House Divided to talk with host, Daniel Weinberg, about his latest book, All the Powers of Earth 1856-1860. The third volume of a projected five-volume Lincoln biography, the book takes a long look at Lincoln’s incredible ascent to power in a world of chaos. Learn more and order the book below.
Also, for the first time since moving to our new shop, we will be hosting a live audience here in the book shop. Reservations are Open Now. There will be LIMITED seating available. Reservations are free with the purchase of a copy of the book. No one will be admitted without a ticket number.
Do you have a question you’d like Blumenthal to answer during the Live Stream? Submit it via the Comments form below. If there’s time, we’ll ask it for you during the show.
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Hosts Daniel Weinberg and Bjorn Skaptason
Daniel R. Weinberg, is president of the Abraham Lincoln Book Shop, Inc. The shop has an international reputation as experts in the buying, selling, appraisal and authentication of historical, literary, artistic, and museum properties etc., since 1938. He is also the founder of the Author’s Voice®; interactive platforms\ designed to bring the experience of a book signing to any device in any place across the world. Daniel is co-author of Lincoln’s Assassins: Their Trial and Execution and he has lectured extensively on the subject. He has appeared on both C-Span and the History Channel.
Bjorn Skaptason holds a M.A. in history from Loyola University Chicago.
He has published essays on Ambrose Bierce at Shiloh for the Ambrose Bierce Project Journal, on the United States Colored Troops in the campaign and battle of Brice’s Crossroads for the West Tennessee Historical Society Papers, and in the Journal of the Illinois State Historical Society on The Chicago Light Artillery. A dealer in antiquarian books, Bjorn produces and guest hosts A House Divided for Author’s Voice®, a live book discussion program streamed from Abraham Lincoln Book Shop, Inc. in Chicago.
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