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Who Is Abraham Lincoln?
Lincoln has been called many things: savior, tyrant, liberator, racist, saint, poet, idealist, pragmatist. It has been said that every generation and almost every cause recasts Lincoln for its own purposes.
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David Herbert Donald
professor of history emeritus at Harvard University, author of Lincoln
professor of history at Columbia University, author of A House Divided: America in the Age of Lincoln
Pulitzer-prize winning historian, librarian of Congress emeritus, author of The Discoverers
Originally Aired: 2/15/1996
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