The Legacy and Legend of Lincoln

Wednesday, 04 February 2009 15:32 By Bill Moyers, Truthout | name.

The Legacy and Legend of Lincoln

    PBS Airtime: Friday, February 6, 2009, at 9:00 p.m. EST on PBS (check local listings here).

    As Abraham Lincoln's bicentennial birthday approaches, Bill Moyers sits down with historian and Lincoln biographer Eric Foner to discuss the legacy and the legend of America's most-studied president. Having just received Illinois' highest honor, the Order of Lincoln, Eric Foner is author of "Our Lincoln: New Perspectives on Lincoln and His World" and speaks to Moyers about the evolution of Lincoln's image from politician to icon. And, news and analysis of this week's events with NYU journalism professor and PressThink blogger Jay Rosen and political journalist and Salon.com blogger Glenn Greenwald.

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