How Historically Accurate is Spielberg's "Lincoln"?
Louis P. Masur, William R. Kenan Jr., Professor in American Institutions and Values at Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut, talks about the historical accuracy of Stephen Spielberg's "Lincoln" with History News Network editor David Austin Walsh. He recently wrote an article for the Chronicle of Higher Education on the cultural history of Lincoln in cinema.
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Professor Masur is the author of Lincoln's Hundred Days: The Emancipation Proclamation and the War for the Union, out now from Harvard University Press.
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