"Four Score Speaker Series" with Jason Emerson

Date: December 7, 2020

Emerson discusses his latest book, "Mary Lincoln for the Ages". In this sweeping analytical bibliography, Jason Emerson goes beyond the few sources usually employed to contextualize Mary Lincoln's life and reexamines nearly every word ever written about her. In doing so, Emerson’s book reveals how views about Mary Lincoln have evolved over the years and sets the stage for new questions and debates about the themes and controversies that have defined her legacy.