The Last Best Hope of Earth: Abraham Lincoln]
Professor Mark Neely spoke about his biography The Last Best Hope of Earth: Abraham Lincoln and the Promise of America, published by Harvard University Press. The title is taken from Lincoln’s second Message to Congress dated December 1, 1862. This portrait of the life of Abraham Lincoln focuses particularly on the moral dilemmas and accomplishments of Lincoln during his presidency and years in public office. He discussed the former president’s political decisions and family life. close
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Mark E. Neely Jr. Professor St. Louis University->History Department
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