Abraham Lincoln and the Gettysburg Address
Two scholars at the American Enterprise Institute discussed Steven Spielberg’s film “Lincoln.” They also talked about the former president’s Gettysburg Address and answered questions from students.
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
People in this video
President Lincoln's Gettysburg Address
Author, historian, and Lincoln Studies Center co-director Douglas Wilson talks about the Gettysburg Address, which was…
Lincoln and the Fort Sumter Crisis
When Abraham Lincoln took office in 1861, he admitted that he knew “little about ships.” Yet the first…
Emancipation and the Soldier Vote of 1864
Jonathan White talked about the reasons more than 70 percent of Union soldiers voted for Lincoln’s re-election in…
Radicals, Abolitionists and Lincoln's Reelection
Michael Burlingame talked about the varying degrees of support abolitionists provided Abraham Lincoln in the 1864…