Book Discussion on Lincoln's War

Geoffrey Perret spoke about his book Lincoln’s War: The Untold Story of America’s Greatest President as Commander in Chief,… read more

Geoffrey Perret spoke about his book Lincoln’s War: The Untold Story of America’s Greatest President as Commander in Chief, published by Random House. The book appraises Abraham Lincoln’s abilities as U.S. Commander in Chief during the War Between the States. Mr. Perret argues that Lincoln put national survival above political, military and legal restraints. After the discussion, the author answered questions from members of the audience. close

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Book Discussion on Lincoln's War

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Program ID:
182245-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Speech
Location:
Chicago, Illinois, United States
First Aired:
Jun 26, 2004
Last Aired:
Jul 19, 2006

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  • Jun 26, 2004 | 7:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 27, 2004 | 10:58pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 18, 2006 | 11:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 19, 2006 | 3:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 19, 2006 | 8:02am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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