Harvard Law School: "Negotiation in a Time of War: Abraham Lincoln and the 1865 Hampton Roads Peace Conference"


Wednesday, September 10, 2014, 12:00pm to 1:15pm


Hauser Hall Rm. 102, Harvard Law School, 1563 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA

James Conroy, "Our One Common Country" speaking at Harvard Law SchoolJoin the Program on Negotiation for a talk by James Conroy, author of Our One Common Country: Abraham Lincoln and the Hampton Roads Peace Conference of 1865.

In 1865, President Lincoln and Secretary of State Seward met with three senior Confederate officials in an effort to find a compromise that would end the Civil War. Conroy will discuss this negotiation - unique in the history of the United States - and will provide insight into what derailed the peace talks.

Free and open to the public.
Please bring your lunch; drinks and dessert will be served.

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