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Lincoln and Juárez


Lincoln and Juárez: In Myth and Memory

October 28, 2009

National Museum of Mexican Art
1852 West 19th Street
Chicago, IL 60608

United by a love of liberty and similar life stories, America's Abraham Lincoln and Mexico's Benito Juárez are often linked in public memory.

Dr. Ramón Gutiérrez, the Preston & Morton Distinguished Service Professor of History at the University of Chicago, explored the fact and fiction behind this pairing of historical giants.

Watch Dr. Gutiérrez's lecture.  For a transcript of his speech, click here.

Learn more about Lincoln and Juarez, visit:  http://www.lincolnandjuarez.org/

Presented in partnership with the National Museum of Mexican Art and made possible through generous support from: