Sidney Blumenthal and the political life of Lincoln, 1849-1856

Sidney Blumenthal, author of Wrestling With His Angel, brings Abraham Lincoln from the wilderness to the peak of his career as he takes control of the nation’s most profound spiritual crisis — slavery — and enters the battle for the nation’s soul.

Michael Gerhardt, National Constitution Center scholar-in-residence, moderated the event on July 25, 2017 in Philadelphia.

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