Professors Howard Ehrlich and Harvey Sackowitz of New York’s St. John’s University will present a program entitled An American Tragedy: Mary Todd Lincoln. Their power point presentation will follow her tragic life and the very sad events leading up to her years in the White House and the even more shocking story of her life after President Lincoln’s assassination.
Professor Ehrlich has served as a National Park Service Ranger at Sagamore Hill in Oyster Bay and is the former Executive Director of the Theodore Roosevelt Association. He has an MA in Educational Administration from Columbia University, an MS in American History from Queens College City University of New York and a Ba in American History from Queens College City University of New York. He is an Adjunct Instructor of Curriculum and Instruction at St. John’s University.
Professor Harvey Sakowitz has served as the past President of the Nassau County Civil War Roundtable. Adjunct Assistant Professor of Curriculum and Instruction at St. John’s University. He has an Advanced Certificate in Administration and Supervision from Brooklyn College, an MS in History from Queens College and a BA in History from Queens College.