A Lens on Present Day America: Abraham Lincoln and the Struggle for Democracy

 

All great presidents, all great politicians, master the means of communication of their age.

Jon Meacham Political Science Professor, Vanderbilt University
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A Lens on Present Day America: Abraham Lincoln and the Struggle for Democracy

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Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer Jon Meacham shares a view of Abraham Lincoln, who managed to hold the country together despite threats to democracy and the devastations of the Civil War. Understanding Lincoln, his unwavering commitment to democratic principles, and this period in history provides a critical lens to comprehending America’s contemporary challenges, and the kind of leadership needed to balance the complexities of our democracy.

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