Abraham Lincoln: His Life and Legacy

The History Channel Premiered Jan 01, 2009 Unknown


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Abraham Lincoln: His Life and Legacy

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Bringing to life the tumultuous times in which Lincoln led his country, some of his finest Civil War moments, and his final hours, Abraham Lincoln: His Life and Legacy is the ultimate tribute to a man who many consider to have been our greatest commander-in-chief, but who thought of himself as "the lonliest man in the world." The comprehensive set examines the Lincoln legacy in a modern context, from his early days in Illinois, to the turbulent times that led up to the Civil War, and the defining moments of his presidency. It unravels the myths and misconceptions around his tragic assassination, including what motivated John Wilkes Booth, and whether he acted alone or was part of a conspiracy. Abraham Lincoln: His Life and Legacy examines the contradictory theories and surprising gaps in our knowledge of this stoic statesmen and the country he helped shape.

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Season 1 : Episode 8

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Biography, History