On the eve of Abraham Lincoln's birthday, Henry Louis Gates, Jr. appeared on NBC's "The Today Show" to talk about LOOKING FOR LINCOLN, Lincoln's role in the end of slavery, and the president's continuing impact on America.
LOOKING FOR LINCOLN is a film by Kunhardt-McGee Productions, Inkwell Films and THIRTEEN for WNET.ORG in association with Ark Media. Sole corporate funding for LOOKING FOR LINCOLN is provided by State Farm®. Major funding is provided by CPB and PBS. Additional funding for education outreach is provided by the Motorola Foundation.