As some of you may already know, this year America is celebrating the bicentennial of Abraham Lincoln’s birth.   

To that end, the Writer’s Studio/Writer’s Garret is sponsering a free event. Come hear historian James McPherson discuss Tried by War: Abraham Lincoln as Commander in Chief, a celebration and tribute to the life of Abraham Lincoln.

The event is Scheduled for Wednesday, February 11, 2009 at noon at Theatre Three located at 2800 Routh Street, #168, Dallas, Texas, 75201.

James McPherson is a noted American Civil War historian and author.  He wrote the Pulitzer Prize winning Battle Cry of Freedom.