The History Files #48: Abraham Lincoln

51 mins - Published Fri, Apr 15, 2016 by Gordon Frye and Nancy Frye

Let’s take a look at the real Abraham Lincoln, sixteenth president of the United States and eventually known as, amongst other things, “The Great Emancipator”. How much of what is popularly known about him is the truth, and how much is folklore? We thought it was high time for a little myth-busting.

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