Life Portrait of Abraham Lincoln

In the sixteenth in a series on American presidents, the life and career of Abraham Lincoln were discussed. Mr. Long and… read more

In the sixteenth in a series on American presidents, the life and career of Abraham Lincoln were discussed. Mr. Long and Professor Medford talked about Lincoln’s election as the first Republican

president. Ms. Suits and Mr. Townsend talked about Lincoln’s home and the artifacts in it. Mr. Davis talked about Lincoln’s law practice. During the program a high school student was interviewed about his knowledge of President Lincoln and the guests responded to audience telephone calls. Long is the author of, The Jewel of Liberty. close

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Program ID:
125640-1
Category:
C-SPAN Specials
Format:
Call-In
Location:
Springfield, Illinois, United States
First Aired:
Jun 28, 1999
Last Aired:
Apr 21, 2013

Airing Details

  • Jun 28, 1999 | 9:01am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 28, 1999 | 12:07pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 28, 1999 | 1:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 29, 1999 | 1:41am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 02, 1999 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 30, 1999 | 7:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 30, 1999 | 11:05pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 31, 1999 | 3:57am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 24, 1999 | 12:05am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 15, 2000 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 16, 2000 | 3:56am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 16, 2001 | 11:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 19, 2001 | 11:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 20, 2001 | 11:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 23, 2001 | 12:54pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 21, 2013 | 9:04pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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