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Looking for Lincoln

Part One (#101)

Historians explore how Lincoln's story was shaped after his death, turning the man into a legend. [56 minutes] Closed Captioning

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Series Description: In LOOKING FOR LINCOLN, Henry Louis Gates, Jr. travels across America, coming face-to-face with people who live with Lincoln every day --relic hunters, re-enactors, and others for whom the study of Lincoln is a passion. Among those weighing in: Pulitzer Prize winners Doris Kearns Goodwin and Tony Kushner; presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush; and Lincoln scholars including Harold Holzer, vice chair of the Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission; Harvard University's president Drew Faust and history professor David Hebert Donald; Yale University history professor David Blight; and Allen Guelzo of Gettysburg College.

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