President Lincoln in Film and Fact

Harold Holzer spoke about the Battle of Gettysburg, which took place July 1-3, 1863, and is considered the bloodiest battle ever on U.S.… read more

Harold Holzer spoke about the Battle of Gettysburg, which took place July 1-3, 1863, and is considered the bloodiest battle ever on U.S. soil. He talked about his books: The Civil War in 50 Objects and Lincoln: How Abraham Lincoln Ended Slavery in America, and argued that memory of the Civil War is built on facts and artifacts.

The talk, "Lincoln and Freedom in Film and Fact: A Look at History

and the Movies, Spielberg and the Civil War," took place during an event commemorating 150th Anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg, sponsored by Gettysburg National Military Park and the Gettysburg Foundation. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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President Lincoln in Film and Fact

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Program ID:
313031-5
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, United States
First Aired:
Jun 30, 2013
Last Aired:
Aug 16, 2013

Airing Details

  • Jun 30, 2013 | 12:32pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 01, 2013 | 12:37am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 04, 2013 | 10:39am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 04, 2013 | 11:12pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 16, 2013 | 3:58am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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