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Sustaining Political Community in the Face of Political Violence

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Updated 1/15

Sunday, January 17 from 6:30 - 8:00 p.m. ET


Sustaining Political Community in the Face of Political Violence: Lincoln on the Perpetuation of Our Political Institutions


A live streamed event. Advanced registration required.


Abraham Lincoln’s speech “The Perpetuation of Our Political Institutions,” is a meditation on how political violence undermines constitutional self-government. In the aftermath of the January 6 events on Capitol Hill, what lessons can we take from Lincoln's seminal speech on sustaining political community in the face of political violence?


Join Lincoln Scholars Director Tom Merrill in a conversation about these topics with Ben Kleinerman, R.W. Morrison Chair of Political Science at Baylor University, and the author of The Discretionary President: The Promise and Peril of Executive Power.


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Conferences. Panels. Speakers
Host:
School of Public Affairs, Political Theory Institute
Co-host:
School of Public Affairs
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