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All the Powers of Earth: The Political Life of Abraham Lincoln, Vol III, 1856-1860

William G. McGowan Theater
Washington, DC

Tuesday, September 10, 2019 - 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.

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Volume III of Sidney Blumenthal’s biography, The Political Life of Abraham Lincoln, brings the prairie lawyer out of his wilderness into the presidency. Lincoln rises from defeat and obscurity to become the commander-in-chief who strikes down slavery with the Emancipation Proclamation. A book signing follows the program.


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