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Proms 2017 Proms Extra: Talk

Proms Extra: Talk
Proms Extra: Talk
18:00 Sun 27 Aug 2017 Imperial College Union
Ahead of tonight's performance of Copland's Lincoln Portrait, Professor Kathleen Burk and New Generation Thinker Joanna Cohen discuss Abraham Lincoln.
Ahead of tonight's performance of Copland's Lincoln Portrait, Professor Kathleen Burk and New Generation Thinker Joanna Cohen discuss Abraham Lincoln.

About This Event

Kathleen Burk, Professor of Modern and Contemporary History at University College London, reflects on the character and rhetoric of Abraham Lincoln, whose Gettysburg Address is considered one of the most influential statements of national purpose and the principles of human equality. She's joined by BBC Radio 3 New Generation Thinker Dr Joanna Cohen.

Edited version broadcast on BBC Radio 3 during tonight's interval.

Booking is not required for this event. Entry is on a first-come-first-served basis (doors open from 30 minutes before the event begins; capacity is limited).

Image: Dr Joanna Cohen