Join 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.