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April 10, 2009

Assassinated on Good Friday, Abraham Lincoln was transformed from man to martyr and myth. In this special performance edition of Bill Moyers Journal acclaimed actor Sam Waterston and historian Harold Holzer explore Lincoln's legacy and legend in the poetry and prose by great American writers across the decades who have wrestled to define the true Lincoln through the lens of their own times.

>More Waterston and Holzer

>More about the literature of Lincoln

>Photo Essay: Two Hundred Years of Lincoln in Pop Culture

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