Tue, May 18|
May 18: Richard Striner on Summoned to Glory: The Audacious Life of Abraham Lincoln
May 18, 2021, 6:00 PM
About the Event
Richard Striner’s latest work, Summoned to Glory: The Audacious Life of Abraham Lincoln (Rowman and Littlefield publishers, 2020, 560 pp.) will be the subject of his May presentation. In his work, Striner not only emphasizes Lincoln's audacity but also the workings of his mind, stressing his cunning, his overall honesty, his strategic thinking and his flexibility. Striner also authored Father Abraham: Lincoln’s Relentless Struggle to End Slavery (Oxford), Lincoln’s Way: How Six Great Presidents Created American Power and many other works on American history. His published work goes far beyond presidential studies. He also is the author of books on economics, architecture, film, education and public policy. He recently retired after serving 30 years as a professor at Washington College in Chestertown, Maryland. Striner resides in Pasadena, Maryland where he devotes himself full-time to book authorship, public speaking and consulting.
Meeting ID: 895 0664 3618