Book Discussion on Lincoln in the World

Kevin Peraino, former senior writer and Middle East bureau chief for Newsweek, talked about his book, Lincoln in the World: The Making of a… read more

Kevin Peraino, former senior writer and Middle East bureau chief for Newsweek, talked about his book, Lincoln in the World: The Making of a Statesman and the Dawn of American Power, in which he examines American foreign policy during the Lincoln administration. The author reported that Lincoln, who never travelled outside of the United States and admitted to his lack of diplomatic knowledge, was successful in deterring Europe’s entry into the Civil War in support of the Confederacy. Kevin Peraino spoke at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield, Illinois. close

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

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Book Discussion on Lincoln in the World

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Springfield, Illinois, United States
First Aired:
Dec 22, 2013
Last Aired:
Feb 10, 2014

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  • Dec 22, 2013 | 10:01pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 28, 2013 | 11:00am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 05, 2014 | 6:00am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 19, 2014 | 4:30pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 10, 2014 | 5:29am EST | C-SPAN 2
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