Team of Rivals
The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln
By Doris Kearns Goodwin
(Penguin Books, Paperback, 9780141043722)
Publication Date: February 2009
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Politicians love to invoke Honest Abe Lincoln, often while twisting his legacy to fit their own purposes. But who was the man, really? Steve Inskeep talks to three Lincoln historians â�� Andy Ferguson, of the Weekly Standard, and Doris Kearns Goodwin and Eric Foner â�� about the books they think best capture the former president's character. (This piece initially aired April 10, 2012 on Morning Edition.) More at NPR.org
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