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In a handsome, gift-quality volume celebrating the 200th anniversary of LincolnвЂ™s birth, AmericaвЂ™s top Lincoln historians offer their diverse perspectives on the life and legacy of AmericaвЂ™s sixteenth president. Spanning LincolnвЂ™s lifeВ—from his early career as a Springfield lawyer, to his presidential reign during one of AmericaвЂ™s most troubled historical periods, to his assassination in 1865В—these essays, developed from original C-SPAN interviews, provide a compelling, composite portrait of Lincoln, one that offers up new stories and fresh insights on a defining leader. Edited by C-SPANвЂ™s Brian Lamb and Susan Swain, illustrated with LambвЂ™s photographs of Lincoln landmarks, and promoted throughout the year on C-SPAN, Abraham Lincoln is a wonderful compendium of information and deeply-informed analysis that deserves a prominent place on every bookshelf.
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Brian Patrick Lamb (born October 9, 1941) is an American journalist and the founder, executive chairman, and now retired CEO of C-SPAN; an American cable network which provides coverage of the U.S.
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