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A two-hour program with historians Henry Louis “Skip” Gates Jr. and Doris Kearns Goodwin searching for “the real” Abraham Lincoln. Gates and Goodwin delve into the history and mythology of the man, beginning in the traumatic days following his assassination. The program finds a richer understanding of Lincoln, beyond the stereotypical image of the Great Emancipator.
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