The Poet President

The Poet President The Poet President

Discover the power of words delivered by Abraham Lincoln in this film vignette from Ken Burns American Journeys. Abraham Lincoln was able to articulate the ideas that drove the Union cause in powerfully simple words that speak to us today. Ken Burns sees Lincoln as the embodiment of who we are as a people, and a master poet for “a nation founded on words.” And for additional information on America’s 16th President, we’ve put together a collection of fascinating books.




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