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Spielberg, Steven 1947-

Summary: A revealing drama that focuses on the 16th president's tumultuous final months in office. In a nation divided by war and the strong winds of change, Lincoln pursues a course of action designed to end the war, unite the country, and abolish slavery. With the moral courage and fierce determination to succeed, his choices during this critical moment will change the fate of generations to come.

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Publisher / Publication Date: DreamWorks Pictures 2013

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Von Drehle, Dave.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Co. 2012

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Meacham, Jon

Summary: "A president who governed a divided country has much to teach us in a twenty-first-century moment of polarization and political crisis. Abraham Lincoln was president when implacable secessionists gave no quarter in a clash of visions inextricably bound up with money, power, race, identity, and faith. He was hated and hailed, excoriated and revered. In Lincoln we can see the possibilities of the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2022

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Goodwin, Doris Kearns

Summary: "In this culmination of five decades of acclaimed studies in presidential history, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Doris Kearns Goodwin offers an illuminating exploration into the early development, growth, and exercise of leadership. Are leaders born or made? Where does ambition come from? How does adversity affect the growth of leadership? Does the man make the times or do the times make the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.09 Good 2018

Brands, H. W.

Summary: "What do moral people do when democracy countenances evil? The question, implicit in the idea that people can govern themselves, came to a head in America at the middle of the nineteenth century, in the struggle over slavery. John Brown's answer was violence--violence of a sort some in later generations would call terrorism. Brown was a deeply religious man who heard the God of the Old...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2020

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Summary: Ken Burns's Emmy Award-winning documentary brings to life America's most destructive and defining conflict. The Civil War is the saga of celebrated generals and ordinary soldiers, a heroic and transcendent president and a country that had to divide itself in two in order to become one.

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Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2011

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Summary: Combines background commentary with quotes from Lincoln's letters, speeches, and public papers to provide a personal view of his life, thoughts, and actions.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt Brace & Co. 1993

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.7 Lin

Clinton, Catherine

Summary: Historian Catherine Clinton draws on important new research to illuminate the remarkable life of Mary Lincoln. Her story is inextricably tied with her husband's presidency, yet her life is an extraordinary chronicle on its own. From an aristocratic Kentucky family, she was an educated, well-connected Southern daughter, and when she married a Springfield lawyer she became a Northern wife--an...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 Lincoln

Summary: Abraham Lincoln, history's greatest hunter of the undead, must risk the presidency, his family, and his life to protect America from the bloodthirsty vampires.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2012

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Lincoln, Abraham

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Publisher / Publication Date: Library of America, c1989. 1989

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Gutman, Dan

Summary: "Miss Z, a mysterious billionaire and a collector of rare photographs, is sending her four recruits back in time on a mission to capture, for the first time, one of the most important moments in American history-- Abraham Lincoln giving his famous Gettysburg address"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2016

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Kilmeade, Brian

Summary: Another history pageturner from the authors of the #1 bestsellers George Washington's Secret Six Into this dire situation stepped Major General Andrew Jackson. A native of Tennessee who had witnessed the horrors of the Revolutionary War and Indian attacks, he was glad America had finally decided to confront repeated British aggression. But he feared that President Madison's men were overlooking...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Sentinel, an imprint of Penguin Random House 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.5 KILM 2017

Meltzer, Brad

Summary: "The bestselling authors of The First Conspiracy, which covers the secret plot against George Washington, now turn their attention to a little-known, but true story about a failed assassination attempt on President Lincoln Everyone knows the story of Abraham Lincoln's assassination in 1865, but few are aware of the original conspiracy to kill him four years earlier in 1861, literally on his way...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Flatiron Books 2020

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Woodworth, Steven E.

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Publisher / Publication Date: University Press of Kansas 1990

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Summary: Ken Burns's Emmy Award-winning documentary brings to life America's most destructive and defining conflict. The Civil War is the saga of celebrated generals and ordinary soldiers, a heroic and transcendent president and a country that had to divide itself in two in order to become one.

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Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2011

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Allen, Thomas B.

Summary: Lincoln knew that winning the war would take more than the same old strategies and maneuvers. It would require using technology to create new ways of waging war. Lincoln worked to make sure his soldiers and sailors had the best and latest hardware. By combining new tools with time-tested tactics, he helped revolutionize warfare.

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Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2009

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Summary: Ken Burns's Emmy Award-winning documentary brings to life America's most destructive and defining conflict. The Civil War is the saga of celebrated generals and ordinary soldiers, a heroic and transcendent president and a country that had to divide itself in two in order to become one.

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Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2011

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Summary: Ken Burns's Emmy Award-winning documentary brings to life America's most destructive and defining conflict. The Civil War is the saga of celebrated generals and ordinary soldiers, a heroic and transcendent president and a country that had to divide itself in two in order to become one.

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Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2011

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Goodwin, Doris Kearns.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2005

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Summary: Ken Burns's Emmy Award-winning documentary brings to life America's most destructive and defining conflict. The Civil War is the saga of celebrated generals and ordinary soldiers, a heroic and transcendent president and a country that had to divide itself in two in order to become one.

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Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2011

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Summary: Ken Burns's Emmy Award-winning documentary brings to life America's most destructive and defining conflict. The Civil War is the saga of celebrated generals and ordinary soldiers, a heroic and transcendent president and a country that had to divide itself in two in order to become one.

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Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2011

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Summary: In 1837, a diminutive, neglected teenager is crowned Queen Victoria, navigates the scandal, corruption, and political intrigues of the Court, and soon rises to become the most powerful woman in the world.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Clark, Champ.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Time-Life Books 1987

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Foner, Eric.

Contents: "I am naturally anti-slavery" : young Abraham Lincoln and slavery -- "Always a whig" : slavery, the law, and the second party system -- "The monstrous injustice" : becoming a republican -- "A house divided" : slavery and race in the late 1850s -- "The only substantial difference": -- Secession and Civil War -- "I must have Kentucky" : the border strategy -- "Forever free" : the coming of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton 2010

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