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Tried by War: Abraham Lincoln as Commander in Chief

In conversation with William Deverell, Director, USC-Huntington Institute on the West
Tuesday, October 28, 2008
Episode Summary
A Pulitzer Prize-winning historian (Battle Cry of Freedom) offers a revelatory portrait of leadership during the greatest crisis our nation has ever endured.

Participant(s) Bio
James M. McPherson is the George Henry Davis '86 Professor of History Emeritus at Princeton University. He is the bestselling author of numerous books on the Civil War, including Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era which won the Pulitzer Prize, For Cause and Comrades , which won the prestigious Lincoln Prize, and Crossroads of Freedom.