Lincoln Bicentennial, 1809-2009

O Captain! My Captain!

Sketching Lincoln's life.

The Great Debate

Great political oratory depends on an occasion, as does great statesmanship itself. 


A review of Lincoln's wartime leadership.

Douglass and Lincoln

The parallel lives of Frederick Douglas and Abraham Lincoln.

Steeped in Shakespeare

Shakespeare's plays were ubiquitous in antebellum America. 

Unfinished Work

Can any film do justice to the political genius of Abraham Lincoln?