Harold Holzer

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Harold Holzer, a frequent contributor and winner of a 2005 Lincoln Prize for Lincoln at Cooper Union: The Speech That Made Abraham Lincoln President (Simon & Schuster 2006), has written more than 40 books about the 16th president. He currently chairs The Lincoln Bicentennial Foundation and was awarded the National Humanities Medal by President George W. Bush in 2008. Holzer, educated at the City University of New York, first worked as a newspaper editor for The Manhattan Tribune, served as a political campaign press secretary for Congresswoman Bella S. Abzug and Governor Mario Cuomo, and currently works as a Senior Vice President at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Articles by this Contributor

February/March 1983

…so Lincoln joked. Actually he was eager to pose for portraits.

February/March 1994

Unknown until now, it just may be

July/August 1995

A report from the field on the battle to authenticate what its owner still hopes is the earliest Lincoln photograph

February/March 1996

The great emancipator and the liberator of Kuwait get together in the newest White House portrait

February/March 1998

A stereo view discovered in a California flea market may show the President-elect embarked on a momentous journey

July/August 1999

Some distinguished enthusiasts reveal just how they fell under his powerful spell

May/June 2000

AN INTERVIEW WITH RICHARD GILDER AND LEWIS LEHRMAN

November/December 2002

A HUGE NEW LINCOLN MUSEUM DIVIDES HIS HOMETOWN