Speeches and Writings of Abraham Lincoln, Abraham Lincoln
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Speeches and Writings of Abraham Lincoln

Author: Abraham Lincoln

Narrator: Alan Sklar

Unabridged: 6 hr 53 min

Format: Digital Audiobook

Publisher: Tantor Audio

Published: 04/26/2011

Genre: History - United States - Civil War Period (1850-1877)

Includes: Bonus PDF

Synopsis

Abraham Lincoln was undeniably one of the most influential politicians in American history. In this collection of letters, speeches, and other writings by Lincoln, listeners can gain a uniquely intimate perspective on the sixteenth president of the United States. From personal letters to friends and family to Lincoln's speeches as an Illinois state legislator and a United States Representative, from his first inaugural address to the Emancipation Proclamation and the famous Gettysburg Address, Lincoln addresses such important political issues as slavery and states' rights and relates his personal views on marriage and depression. Also included are Lincoln's eulogy for Henry Clay, a letter of condolence for one of the Civil War's first casualties, the second inaugural address, Lincoln's last public address, his last written words, and many more. A vital glimpse into the mind of one of America's greatest statesmen, this is a must-listen for anyone interested in Lincoln's life and legacy.

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