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Speeches and Writings of Abraham Lincoln

by Abraham Lincoln Author · Alan Sklar Narrator

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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.

Publication Details

Publisher:
Tantor Media, Inc.
Imprint:
Tantor Audio
Edition:
Unabridged
Publication Date:
2011

Format

  • OverDrive MP3 Audiobook 189.7 MB
  • OverDrive Listen 189.4 MB

Abraham Lincoln (Author)

Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865) was the sixteenth president of the United States. He led the United States through the Civil War, issued the Emancipation Proclamation, and promoted the passage of the Thirteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, whic...

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