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Abraham Lincoln a new birth of freedom /

An in-depth portrait of Abraham Lincoln, using readings and narrations of his words, still photographs and other visual material. Includes a discussion of his responsibility in bringing an end to slavery in the United States.

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  • ""Explores the explosive issues of race relations in America by examining the public and private life of the man who lead the nation through a brutal time. The program focuses on Lincoln's struggle with black/white relations, a struggle that continues to divide Americans into separate, and often warring, factions."--Accompanying material."
  • "An in-depth portrait of Abraham Lincoln, using readings and narrations of his words, still photographs and other visual material. Includes a discussion of his responsibility in bringing an end to slavery in the United States."@en
  • "Using archival footage, photographs, and interviews, this program looks at the life, presidency, and views on slavery and civil rights of Abraham Lincoln. The program looks at his life from the time he entered politics, through the Civil War, till his death at Ford's Theater. The program examines the social conditions of blacks in the United States, both before and after Lincoln, the importance of the emancipation proclamation, the struggles for black civil rights, and why the struggle continues long after the death of Lincoln."
  • "Describes Abraham Lincoln as a person and tells of his responsibility in bringing an end to slavery in the United States."
  • "Describes Abraham Lincoln as a person and tells of his responsibility in bringing an end to slavery in the United States."@en
  • "When Abraham Lincoln freed the slaves, he set in motion a process of emancipation that is still unfolding today. This classic program filled with location footage, archival photos, and excerpts from speeches, diaries, letters, and newspapers documents Lincoln's life while emphasizing his contributions to the struggle for racial equality. Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Leon Litwack; Lincoln scholars Jean Baker, Harold Holzer, and Charles Strozier; civil rights activist Eleanor Holmes Norton; former New York Governor Mario Cuomo; and many others offer their perspectives both on Lincoln and on the issues that divided the nation during the Civil War era and, a century later, the Civil Rights era."@en
  • "Examines the life of Abraham Lincoln, using readings and narrations of his words, still photographs and other visual material. Focuses on his role in abolishing slavery in the United States."
  • "A documentary about Abraham Lincoln, which includes a discussion about his responsibility in bringing an end to slavery in the United States."@en
  • "Understand how the vision and leadership of America's greatest president continues to inspire so many of us today. This special retrospective uses readings and narration of Lincoln's words, still photographs and other visual material to present an in-depth portrait of Lincoln. Featured in the program are former New York governor Mario Cuomo, Lincoln scholar Charles Stozier, ABC's NIGHTLINE anchor Ted Koppel, civil rights activist Eleanor Holmes Norton, Lincoln scholar and legal historian Cullom Davis, Lincoln scholar and Mary Todd Lincoln specialist Jean Baker, and Pulitzer Prize- winning historian Leon Litwack, among others. Narrated by former UN ambassador and mayor of Atlanta Andrew Young."@en
  • "A short study of the man who rose from clerking, rail splitting, and managing a mill up the political ladder, state legislator, member of the House of Representatives, to become the banner carrier for the pre-Civil War Republican Party."
  • ""This film examines Abraham Lincoln in twentieth century terms, thereby hoping to gain insight into some of the underlying causes of the ongoing racial violence in this country. By focusing on Lincoln's struggles with racial conflict, the film reveals the parallels and the differences between his time and ours, how far we have come and how far we have yet to go"--1992 Peabody Awards entry form."
  • "Provides an in-depth look at Lincoln the man and Lincoln the leader by re-creating his words through readings and narration, and by recapturing his world through still photographs and other visuals. Features such notables as New York Governor Mario Cuomo, civil rights activist Eleanor Holmes Norton, Lincoln scholars Cullom Davis, Jean Baker, Harold Holzer and Charles Strozier, and Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Leon Litwack."
  • "Explores the explosive issues of race relations in America by examining the public and private life of Abraham Lincoln, focusing on Lincoln's struggle with black/white relations."@en
  • "Chronicles the period marking the end of slavery and explores the pressures that worked against Lincoln's vision of equality."@en

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  • "History"@en
  • "History"
  • "Biographies."
  • "Documentaries and factual films and video."
  • "Television."
  • "Audiobooks."@en
  • "Biography"
  • "Biography"@en

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  • "Abraham Lincoln a new birth of freedom /"@en
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  • "Abraham Lincoln--a new birth of freedom"
  • "Abraham Lincoln : a new birth of freedom /"
  • "Abraham Lincoln a new birth of freedom."@en
  • "Abraham Lincoln"
  • "New birth of freedom"
  • "New birth of freedom"@en
  • "Abraham Lincoln. a new birth of freedom /"
  • "A new birth of freedom"@en