Saturday, July 17, 2010

Presidential History at the Miller Center

From June 21 to 24, the Miller Center for Public Affairs hosted the Presidential Sites and Libraries Conference, which, according to the Center "brought together those who work to preserve the lives of U.S. presidents and included speeches by Pulitzer Prize-winning presidential biographers. The conference was sponsored by the American Association for State and Local History, James Madison's Montpelier, the Miller Center of Public Affairs, Monticello, the National Park Service, the National Archives and Records Administration, President Lincoln's Cottage, and the White House Historical Association. The available webcasts are include talks by Joseph Ellis, Jon Meacham, and Michael Beschloss. In addition, C-SPAN taped several sessions for broadcast; check the C-SPAN web site for scheduling details. Archived webcasts of select sessions are available here.

Image credit: Lincoln at his cottage