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Author: John MaggioMuriel SoenensHenry Louis Gates, Jr.Doris Kearns GoodwinKunhardt McGee Productions.All authors
Publisher: [United States] : PBS Home Video, [©2009]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In light of the bicentennial of Lincoln's birth, this documentary focuses on many of the controversial aspects of Lincoln's life--race, equality, religion, politics and depression. Interviews re-enactors, relic hunters, authors, scholars and Presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush to gain perspectives on Lincoln's life and thoughts.
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Genre/Form: Biographical television programs
Historical television programs
Nonfiction television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Biography
Named Person: Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln
Material Type: Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Maggio; Muriel Soenens; Henry Louis Gates, Jr.; Doris Kearns Goodwin; Kunhardt McGee Productions.; Inkwell Films.; Ark Media (Firm); WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.); PBS Home Video.; Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State University. Libraries)
ISBN: 0793670349 9780793670345
OCLC Number: 316337832
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally broadcast as a documentary in 2009.
Credits: Director of photography, Stephen McCarthy ; editor, R.A. Fedde ; composer, Joel Goodman.
Performer(s): Host, Henry Louis Gates, Jr.; special commentary by Doris Kearns Goodwin.
Description: 1 videodisc (120 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1; widescreen (enhanced); stereo.
Contents: The legend and the real man --
A young lawyer with a gloomy temperament --
A white supremacist? --
The national stage --
Lincoln's legacy --
The Civil War --
A controversial president --
Emancipation --
Four score and seven years ago--
--
Lincoln's assassination.
Responsibility: [presented by] WNET ; a film by Kunhardt McGee Productions and Inkwell Films ; in association with Ark Media ; presented and written by Henry Louis Gates, Jr ; producer/ directors, John Maggio, Muriel Soenens.

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In light of the bicentennial of Lincoln's birth, this documentary focuses on many of the controversial aspects of Lincoln's life--race, equality, religion, politics and depression. Interviews re-enactors, relic hunters, authors, scholars and Presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush to gain perspectives on Lincoln's life and thoughts.

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