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The Lincoln Lectures — Looking for Lincoln: The Making of an American Icon

Philip B. Kunhardt III discusses Looking for Lincoln: The Making of an American Icon. This book describes the myths, memories, and questions that gathered around Lincoln in the years between his assassination and the dedication of the Lincoln Memorial in 1922, and examines how our 16th Presidents legend came into being. Kunhardt tells the story through the voices of those who knew the man and through stories carefully selected from long-forgotten newspapers, magazines, and family scrapbooks.To see the latest expert lecture, book signing or rare film screening, check our calendar at http://www.archives.gov/calendar/. You can also watch events you've missed on our YouTube channel at http://bit.ly/LZJ2Jx.
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