Prize-winning historian to discuss newest book at ALPLM

Prize-winning historian Doris Learns Goodwin will be making her way to Springfield, Illinois. (ALPLM)

Prize-winning historian Doris Learns Goodwin will be making her way to Springfield, Illinois.

The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum announced Monday she will hold a discussion of her latest book, “Leadership in Turbulent Times" on October 29.

Her appearance, presented by the ALPLM and the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library Foundation, benefits the foundation’s campaign to give rare Lincoln items, such as the president’s hat and gloves, a permanent home at the presidential library.

Goodwin’s appearance includes a reception from 5-6 p.m. and a public presentation at 6:30, with a variety of ticket options:

The Benefactor level ($1,000) includes a reception and photo opportunity with Goodwin, a personalized signature in a first edition of “Leadership in Turbulent Times” and premier seating at her presentation in the museum plaza.

The Supporter level ($200) includes the reception, a pre-signed coy of the book and preferred seating.

General Admission Plus ($50) offers a copy of her book with a signed bookplate and admission to her public presentation.

Finally, General Admission to Goodwin’s presentation is $25 (standing room only).

The number of tickets is limited. Visit www.PresidentLincoln.illinois.gov and click on “Special Event Reservations” to purchase tickets.


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