TITLE

Who was Lincoln?

AUTHOR(S)
Barone, Michael
PUB. DATE
October 1992
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;10/5/92, Vol. 113 Issue 13, p70
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Suggests that Abraham Lincoln, who persevered when his moral principles and realities led to war, teaches a final lesson: that in a tragic world we must have an energetic sympathy for everyone. Lincoln was both a wily political operator and a stern moralizer; The key decision of his political career; The resonance of Lincoln's life and principles changes over time; Why our technology is making his time remote to us.
ACCESSION #
9210051605

 

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