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Jon Meacham on the Complexities and Conscience of Lincoln

Clip: 10/25/2022 | 18m 4s  | Video has closed captioning.

Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer and bestselling author Jon Meacham charts the life of Abraham Lincoln in his new book, "And There Was Light: Abraham Lincoln and the American Struggle." Meacham speaks with Walter Isaacson about the reasoning behind some of Lincoln’s most difficult decisions and the lessons his political era can offer modern-day America.

Aired: 10/25/22

Rating: NR

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