Historical Accuracy of the Movie Lincoln

Matthew Pinsker talked about Stephen Spielberg’s film, Lincoln, analyzing what was fact and what was Hollywood fiction. Professor Pinsker spoke about the historical… read more

Matthew Pinsker talked about Stephen Spielberg’s film, Lincoln, analyzing what was fact and what was Hollywood fiction. Professor Pinsker spoke about the historical significance of the events the movie portrays, but also the areas where Mr. Spielberg exercised his artistic freedom.

“Mr. Spielberg Goes to Washington: What Hollywood Got Right (and Wrong) About Passage of the 13th Amendment” was part of the U.S. Capitol Historical Society 2014 Spring Conference “A Just and Lasting Peace: Ending the Civil War", held in the Dirksen Senate Office Building. It was the eleventh symposium in the series, "The National Capitol in a Nation Divided: Congress and the District of Columbia Confront Sectionalism and Slavery.” close

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  • Paul Finkelman Distinguished Professor Albany Law School->Law and Public Policy
  • Matthew Pinsker Associate Professor Dickinson College->History Department

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 22, 2014 | 9:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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  • Aug 22, 2014 | 9:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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