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Abraham Lincoln and 1860-61 Presidential Transition

Abraham Lincoln won the 1860 presidential election over three challengers with less than 40 percent of the popular vote and without a single… read more

Abraham Lincoln won the 1860 presidential election over three challengers with less than 40 percent of the popular vote and without a single electoral vote from a slave state. His transition to the presidency was beset by protests over the election’s legitimacy, assassination threats and the secession of several states in the Deep South. Ted Widmer, author of Lincoln on the Verge: Thirteen Days to Washington, talked about this tumultuous period in U.S. history with Harold Holzer of the Lincoln Forum, which hosted this conversation and provided the video. close

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Program ID:
507718-2
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, United States
First Aired:
Feb 06, 2021 | 6:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Mar 11, 2021 | 8:51am EST | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Feb 06, 2021 | 6:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 07, 2021 | 4:00am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 14, 2021 | 10:00am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 10, 2021 | 10:17pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 11, 2021 | 3:34am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 11, 2021 | 8:51am EST | C-SPAN 3