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The Emancipation Proclamation

The Emancipation Proclamation

by Abraham Lincoln

While the conflict over slavery was a factor in the Civil War, the abolition of slavery did not become a stated objective until Abraham Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation, which went into effect on January 1, 1863. Now, to commemorate the 150 year an...

Narrator: Robertson Dean
Published: 12/04/2012
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Gettysburg Address amp Emancipation Proclamation

Gettysburg Address & Emancipa...

by Abraham Lincoln

While the conflict over slavery was a factor in the Civil War, the abolition of slavery did not become a stated objective until President Abraham Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation, which went into effect on January 1, 1863. Freeing the slaves held i...

Narrator: Robertson Dean
Published: 02/24/2015
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A Slave No More

A Slave No More

by David Blight

Slave narratives are extremely rare. Of the one hundred or so of these testimonies that survive, a mere handful are first-person accounts by slaves who ran away and freed themselves. Now two newly uncovered narratives, and the biographies of the men w...

Narrator: Dominic Hoffman,Di...
Published: 11/06/2007
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Abraham Lincoln A Life 1862

Abraham Lincoln: A Life 1862

by Michael Burlingame

Publishers Weekly describes this book as "the most meticulously researched Lincoln biography ever written. Burlingame's Lincoln comes alive as the author unfolds vast amounts of new research while breathing new life into familiar stories. It is the es...

Narrator: Sean Pratt
Published: 11/13/2012
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