Portraying Abraham Lincoln

This was a conversation about portraying Abraham Lincoln on the stage. Ford’s Theatre director Paul Tetreault talked with playwright Richard Hellesen… read more

This was a conversation about portraying Abraham Lincoln on the stage. Ford’s Theatre director Paul Tetreault talked with playwright Richard Hellesen who wrote Necessary Sacrifices -- a Ford’s commissioned play about two meetings between Lincoln and abolitionist Frederick Douglass. They were joined by actors David Selby and Craig Wallace who played Lincoln and Douglass, respectively. Ford’s Theatre provided this video. close

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Portraying Abraham Lincoln

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Program ID:
474076-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 02, 2020 | 7:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Aug 08, 2020 | 12:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Aug 02, 2020 | 7:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 03, 2020 | 12:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 03, 2020 | 6:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 08, 2020 | 12:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3