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Lincoln's Speeches (03:00)

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Actor Richard Dreyfuss and historian Ronald C. White talk about Abraham Lincoln's speeches. White explains why the second inaugural address is Lincoln's greatest speech. People were surprised Lincoln did not vilify the south and used inclusive language.

Reconstruction Under Lincoln (03:04)

White discusses how Reconstruction could have gone differently if Lincoln was not assassinated. Lincoln understood the diversity of America and many believed he was in the best position to unify the nation.

Lincoln's Writing Ability (04:54)

Dreyfuss expresses amazement that Lincoln was a powerful speech writer with only one year of formal education. White explains how Lincoln taught himself to use language.

Credits: Lincoln's Greatest Speech: The Second Inaugural Address - Talk About Lincoln (00:10)

Credits: Lincoln's Greatest Speech: The Second Inaugural Address - Talk About Lincoln

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Lincoln's Greatest Speech: The Second Inaugural Address - Talk About Lincoln

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The video presents a short, lively discussion between Richard Dreyfuss and Ronald White about President Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War.

Length: 12 minutes

Item#: BVL168688

Copyright date: ©2015

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