History Professor to Discuss New Abraham Lincoln Book

OGDEN, Utah – Former United States Naval Academy professor, Craig L. Symonds, will discuss his new book, “Lincoln and His Admirals.” 

The lecture is part of the 2012 Lampros Lecture Series. It is scheduled Sept. 25 at 7 p.m. in the WSU Hurst Center for Lifelong Learning Dumke Legacy Hall. 

Symonds’ lecture, “Lincoln as Commander-in-Chief: Three Examples” will dissect Lincoln’s presidency. 

Symonds will also explain how Lincoln managed the naval side of the Civil War, including America’s relations with foreign powers, the war along the coast and the war on the western rivers. 

The public is invited to the free event, which is sponsored by WSU’s Department of History, College of Social & Behavioral Sciences, Alumni Association, the Weber Historical Society, and Jack and Betty Lampros.

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Branden Little, professor of history
801-626-6710 • jblittle@weber.edu


Kelsy Peterson, office of Media Relations
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