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  • Author of ‘Lincoln’s Body’ to speak Oct. 4, first in Illinois Bicentennial Lecture Series

    Abraham Lincoln will be the subject of the first lecture in a U. of I. series commemorating the states bicentennial.

    Abraham Lincoln will be the subject of the first lecture in a U. of I. series commemorating the state’s bicentennial. Later lectures will look at the story of Chicagoan Emmett Till and the early history of Mormonism, much of it set in Nauvoo, Illinois.

    Photo by Matthew Brady, 1864; courtesy Library of Congress.

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  • Editor’s notes: For additional information on speakers or the series, contact Robert Morrissey at 773-616-9292; email rmorriss@illinois.edu