Forced Into Glory

Mr. Bennett discussed his book Forced Into Glory: Abraham Lincoln’s White Dream, published by Johnson Publishing. The author argued that… read more

Mr. Bennett discussed his book Forced Into Glory: Abraham Lincoln’s White Dream, published by Johnson Publishing. The author argued that President Lincoln was a racist whose political mentor was Senator Henry Clay, a Kentucky slave owner. Among other lines of reasoning, he showed that Lincoln always supported the fugitive slave laws. He also talked about his long career in African-American journalism. close

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Forced Into Glory

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158187-1
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Booknotes
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Booknotes
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Sep 10, 2000 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Feb 11, 2012 | 6:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2

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  • Sep 10, 2000 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 10, 2000 | 11:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 11, 2000 | 6:00am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 31, 2007 | 2:03am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 11, 2012 | 6:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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