Book Discussion on Abe: A Novel of the Young Lincoln

Mr. Slotkin talked about his book Abe: A Novel of the Young Lincoln, published by Henry Holt and Company. The book is an… read more

Mr. Slotkin talked about his book Abe: A Novel of the Young Lincoln, published by Henry Holt and Company. The book is an historical recreation of Abraham Lincoln’s childhood and young adulthood. Mr. Slotkin talked about Lincoln’s struggle to reconcile racism and democracy in his own moral code. He also described the special challenges and responsibilities of writing history in the form of fiction and responded to questions from the audience. close

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Book Discussion on Abe: A Novel of the Young Lincoln

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Program ID:
155365-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
First Aired:
Feb 27, 2000
Last Aired:
Apr 20, 2004

Airing Details

  • Feb 27, 2000 | 1:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 05, 2000 | 4:12am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 26, 2000 | 12:49am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 16, 2000 | 5:28am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 16, 2000 | 9:49am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 12, 2002 | 10:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 13, 2002 | 6:31am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 28, 2002 | 10:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 02, 2002 | 10:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 03, 2002 | 6:31am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 20, 2003 | 10:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 21, 2003 | 6:30am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 21, 2003 | 10:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 22, 2003 | 6:30am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 19, 2004 | 10:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 20, 2004 | 6:30am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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