Previous Winners' Speeches

To view the speech of a previous Lincoln Prize winner, click on their name.

2009: Craig Symonds and James McPherson

2008: James Oakes and Elizabeth Brown Pryor

2007: Douglas L. Wilson

2006: Doris Kearns Goodwin

2005:  Allen C. Guelzo

2004:  Richard J. Carwardine

2003: 
George C. Rable

2002: 
David Blight                                   

2001:
Russell F. Weigley

2000: John Hope Franklin and Loren Schweninger and Allen C. Guelzo

1999: Douglas L. Wilson

1998: Jim McPherson

1997: Don Fehrenbacher

1996: David Donald

1995: Phillip Shaw Paludan

1994: (co-winners) Ira Berlin, Barbara Fields, Steven Miller, Joseph Reidy, Leslie Rowland

1993: Kenneth Stampp

1992: William S. McFeely and Charles Royster

1991: Ken Burns