When Abraham Lincoln and General George McClellan ran against each other for President in 1864, they never debated in-person. But tonight, Robert Costello as President Lincoln and Ken Hall as General McClellan will show us what they might have discussed. They will address issues of importance for the electorate that year including the validity of the Civil War, slavery, the preservation of the Union and the Emancipation Proclamation.
Both Mr. Costello and Mr. Hall are skilled living historians and will bring their knowledge of the period, the Civil War and their respective characters to life in the debate. The Lincoln/McClellan debate will be followed by a Q&A with the audience.
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