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Lincoln in the Times: The Life of Abraham Lincoln, as Originally Reported in The New York Times

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A unique history of Lincoln's political rise, presidency, and death as reported by the nation's most respected newspaper, with introductions and additional perspectives from two eminent Lincoln historians

The New York Times closely covered the political career and presidency of Abraham Lincoln: his political rise, the early years of his presidency, the Civil War, and his as
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Hardcover, 464 pages
Published November 15th 2005 by St. Martin's Press
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Timothy Hunter
Jan 31, 2008 Timothy Hunter rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: Readers of almanacs and the micro editions of the Encyclopedia Brittanica.
Recommended to Timothy by: Saw it on a table.
Americans at the time of the Civil War were obviously more literate than Americans now - but their lack of advanced technology made it impossible to do many useful things which would have made life much better for everyone. And defintely save the lives that were squandered. Not to mention the incredible devastation of property.

Lincoln's "Peace Conference" was a sham which is clear by reading between the lines. Lincoln was just playing with lives and not serious about ending the Civil War - by n
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"Mr. Donald was a historian of Abraham Lincoln+ Civil War who won Pulitzer Prizes for his biographies of the abolitionist statesman Charles Sumner + the novelist Thomas Wolfe." In honor of the late David Herbert Donald, Writer on Lincoln, Dies at 88
By WILLIAM GRIMES (NY Times May, 2009)
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Mostly I want to read this book because of the cover design. Who thought of doing the typography this way? Reminiscent of the top hat so otherwise linked w/ Lincoln's legacy. That's just too awesome.
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Majoring in history and sociology, Donald earned his bachelor degree from Millsaps College in Jackson, Mississippi. He earned his PhD in 1946 under the eminent, leading Lincoln scholar, James G. Randall at the University of Illinois. Randall as a mentor had a big influence on Donald's life and career, and encouraged his protégé to write his dissertation on Lincoln's law partner, William Herndon. T ...more
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