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Film Review: Lincoln (2012)

Lincoln is based on Doris Kearns Goodwin’s work, Team of Rivals, which I must admit I have not read. Regardless, the movie covers the last years of Abraham Lincoln’s presidency in which he and his party were struggling to get the Thirteenth Amendment passed through the House of Representatives. The House was pretty well divided on the issue to abolish slavery with this amendment and the movie portrays the president and his cabinet working to get enough votes to pass the amendment.

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