Lincoln in American Memory

Professor Merrill Peterson discussed his new book Lincoln in American Memory. The book focuses on the effect the administration of Abraham Lincoln has had on governing in the U.S. He also spoke about the reasons he decided to write the book.

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Lincoln in American Memory

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 14, 1994 | 7:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Oct 09, 2007 | 2:17am EDT | C-SPAN 3

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  • Aug 14, 1994 | 7:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 14, 1994 | 11:05pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 15, 1994 | 3:32am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 15, 1994 | 6:57am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 12, 2000 | 7:02pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 13, 2000 | 11:00am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 09, 2007 | 2:17am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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