Why We Love Lincoln
This story, brought to us by the remarkable reporter and writer James Creelman, is a more personal and straightforward portrayal of the most popular U.S. President. The account is told in an easy manner that provides many perspectives into Lincoln's ethos and character, making the story of Lincoln accessible to readers.
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