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01 Photos 2011

“I do not seek applause, nor to amuse the people, I want to convince them.” —Abraham Lincoln

David Hirsch and Dan Van Haften AUTHOR'S VOICE® The Ultimate Guide to the Gettysburg Address

Abraham Lincoln and the Structure of Reason at The National Archives II (University Park Maryland), March 26, 2011.
David Hirsch Speech at National Archives II (video).

At the National Archives, it was a joy for David Hirsch to to present the Declaration of Independence split into the six elements of a proposition. In 2011, it was presented linearly, in black and white. That same slide today would be a color pyramid. A "three dimensional pyramid", presents the synergies of factual foundation in brown, logical structure in green, and argument in red.

Author discussion at end of conference.

Abraham Lincoln and David Hirsch at Lincoln's Washington, D.C., summer home, March 27, 2011.

Dan Van Haften Mic-ing up at April 21, 2011, Books Between Bites -Batavia Public Library, Batavia, Illinois.

About 140 people at Books Between Bites, Batavia Public Library to hear talk on Abraham Lincoln and the Structure of Reason.

Dan making a point.
Tad Lincoln, Abraham Lincoln, and Dan Van Haften at the Tredagar Iron Works, Richmond, Virginia.

Signing books.

Left side of room for Civil War Round Table presentation by both David and Dan, Alsip, Illinois. October 18, 2011.

David and Dan at the Gettysburg Battlefield National Park Bookstore, signing books November 16, 2011.

David Hirsch, his sister Jean, and the President in the Wyndham lobby Gettysburg Pennsylvania (The Lincoln Forum).

A Dread Shot: Dan and Roger Brooke Taney at Maryland State House, Annapolis