Abraham Lincoln and Economic Opportunity

Harold Holzer talked about President Abraham Lincoln’s outlook on economic growth, opportunity, and equality. He spoke about President Lincoln’s belief that every… read more

Harold Holzer talked about President Abraham Lincoln’s outlook on economic growth, opportunity, and equality. He spoke about President Lincoln’s belief that every citizen has a right to “rise up,” including slaves whose captivity went “against the grain of the American promise.” Mr. Holzer also talked about presidents who have identified with Lincoln, including Franklin D. Roosevelt and Barack Obama, and compared their modern policies to Lincoln’s economic philosophy. close

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Abraham Lincoln and Economic Opportunity

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Program ID:
403143-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Feb 07, 2016 | 9:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Feb 13, 2016 | 1:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Feb 07, 2016 | 9:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 08, 2016 | 1:00am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 13, 2016 | 1:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
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