Brief: Lincoln lecture open to public

Review Staff Report

Don Doyle McCausland, professor of history at the University of South Carolina, will lecture on the international repercussions of Abraham Lincoln’s assassination 7 p.m. Feb. 1, in the Bradbury Thompson Alumni Center.

Doyle authored “The Cause of All Nations: An International History of the Civil War,” a well-regarded book on the Gettysburg Address. Doyle also wrote other books on American history, such as “Faulkner’s County” and “New Men, New Cities, New South.”

This lecture, named “Viva Lincoln! The World Responds to Lincoln’s Assassination,” is the Lincoln Harman Lecture 2017. Lincoln Harman Lecture is named after President Lincoln and Jerome Harman, who created the lecture fund. It is a lecture series dedicated to encouraging interest in the life and ideals of Lincoln.