Diana Schaub on Lincoln’s Political Thought

Abraham Lincoln, by George Peter Alexander Healy

Conversations with Bill Kristol: “Diana Schaub on Lincoln’s Political Thought: The Lyceum Address and the Gettysburg Address”


JMC board member Bill Kristol recently recorded a talk with JMC fellow Professor Diana Schaub for his series, Conversations with Bill Kristol. Professor Schaub spoke on Abraham Lincoln’s political thought, giving special emphasis to the Lyceum Address and Gettysburg Address.

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Audio and video of the podcast are available on YouTube, Stitcher, and Apple Podcasts.

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Diana Schaub has previously appeared on Conversations with Bill Kristol and National Affairs to speak on significant figures of the Civil War era.

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Diana SchaubDiana Schaub is a Professor of Political Science at Loyola University Maryland and a contributing editor at New Atlantis. She is a member of the Hoover Institution’s Jill and Boyd Smith Task Force on the Virtues of a Free Society. In 2001, she was the recipient of the Richard M. Weaver Prize for Scholarly Letters and from 2004 to 2009 she was a member of the President’s Council on Bioethics. Professor Schaub is the author of Erotic Liberalism: Women and Revolution in Montesquieu’s Persian Letters (Rowman and Littlefield, 1995), along with a number of book chapters and articles in the fields of political philosophy and American political thought. She is a co-editor of What So Proudly We Hail: The American Soul in Story, Speech, and Song (ISI, 2011). Professor Schaub’s work has also appeared in National Affairs, The New Criterion, The Public Interest, The American Enterprise, the Claremont Review of Books, Commentary, First Things, The American Interest, and City Journal.

Professor Schuab is a JMC faculty partner.

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Bill KristolBill Kristol is founder of The Weekly Standard, which he edited until it closed its doors in 2018. As a prominent political analyst and commentator, he is a frequent guest of televised news shows on such networks as ABC, CNN, Fox News, and MSNBC. His podcast and video series, Conversations with Bill Kristol, features a host of impressive guests (including Jim Ceaser, fellow JMC board member) and he has published widely in areas ranging from foreign policy to constitutional law and political philosophy. Early in his career, he served on the faculty at Harvard University and University of Pennsylvania. Mr. Kristol currently serves on the boards of the Manhattan Institute and the Foundation for Constitutional Government.

Mr. Kristol is a JMC board member.

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