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UNIVERSITY PLACE

Abraham Lincoln and the Second Founding of the American...

  • Aired: 02/12/2009
  • 31:23
  • Rating: TV-G
Stephen Kantrowitz, Professor, Department of History, UW-Madison Americans are still passionately arguing about the life, career, and legacy of our sixteenth president, who played a role in reformulating many of the most basic aspects of American life. Arguments about Lincoln are really arguments about the nation as it was remade by Confederate defeat, slave emancipation, and Reconstruction.
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