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Abraham Lincoln revealed.

Author: Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Films Media Group.; Public Affairs Television (Firm)
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2009], ©2009.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this special performance edition of the Journal, actor Sam Waterston and historian Harold Holzer explore Lincoln's legacy and legend as defined in poetry and prose by significant American writers who, across the decades, have wrestled to envision Lincoln through the lens of their own experiences and times. Afterward, Bill Moyers sits down with Waterston and Holzer to talk about the Gettysburg Address, Lincoln's  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Films Media Group.; Public Affairs Television (Firm)
OCLC Number: 869343808
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Originally produced by Public Affairs Television.
Title from distributor's description.
Event notes: Broadcast April 10, 2009.
Target Audience: 11 & up.
Description: 1 online resource (1 streaming video file (56 min.)) : sound, color, digital file
Contents: Harriet Beecher Stowe on Lincoln (3:59) --
Abe Lincoln Wins Presidential Election (3:11) --
Nathaniel Hawthorne on Abraham Lincoln (2:26) --
Negative Press on Abe Lincoln (3:02) --
Historical Stature of Abe Lincoln (3:10) --
Poets Mourn Abe Lincoln (3:04) --
Frederick Douglas on Abe Lincoln (2:23) --
Poetry About Lincoln (2:56) --
Carl Sandburg on Abraham Lincoln (4:29) --
F.D.R. and Abe Lincoln (3:58) --
New Image of Lincoln in Literature (3:43) --
Barack Obama on Abraham Lincoln (3:32) --
Actor Researches Abe Lincoln (2:56) --
Abe Lincoln's Personal Writings (4:28) --
Abe Lincoln: Poet and Persuader (2:55).

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In this special performance edition of the Journal, actor Sam Waterston and historian Harold Holzer explore Lincoln's legacy and legend as defined in poetry and prose by significant American writers who, across the decades, have wrestled to envision Lincoln through the lens of their own experiences and times. Afterward, Bill Moyers sits down with Waterston and Holzer to talk about the Gettysburg Address, Lincoln's maturation as President, the arc of history that connects Lincoln with President Obama, and the challenges of portraying and writing about the incomparable Abraham Lincoln.

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