Written by Ed Osborn
Willimantic, CT -- In celebration of the 200th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln's birthday, Eastern Connecticut State University students and faculty are hosting two events on Feb. 9 in the Betty R. Tipton Room of the Student Center.
At 7 p.m., students will present "Lincoln's Legacy Today" by reenacting the famous Lincoln-Douglas debates. Following the reenactment, at approximately 7:30 p.m., faculty members Stacey Close, William Salka, Nicole Krassas, and Madeleine Fugère will present the panel discussion, "Civil Rights from Lincoln to Obama." A question and answer session will follow. The public is invited; admission is free.