The Presidency

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:
Apr 21, 2021 | 8:18am 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
  • Aug 11, 2020 | 8:56pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 12, 2020 | 1:33am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 12, 2020 | 6:10am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 12, 2020 | 10:46am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 12, 2020 | 3:21pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 29, 2020 | 9:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 30, 2020 | 1:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 20, 2021 | 10:24pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 21, 2021 | 3:21am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 21, 2021 | 8:18am EDT | C-SPAN 3