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Sun Apr 15, 2018, 04:28 PM

Michael Burlingame on Lincoln's Relationship to African Americans.

An interesting lecture by Historian Michael Burlingame, a prominent Lincoln Expert.

In a time where official government racism is regrettably ascendant, it is a remarkable exposition with considerable research and evidence showing a President moving well beyond his country and his times in favor of human decency.

CSPAN History African Americans and Abraham Lincoln

The remarks on why Lincoln died, and the reference placing him in the company of more modern Americans of the 20th century would alone make it worth watching.

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