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Lincoln's Greatest Speech

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Hosted by Academy Award winner Richard Dreyfuss and featuring Lincoln biographer Dr. Ronald C. White, Jr., this video examines President Abraham Lincoln's second inaugural address, which Lincoln termed to be his "greatest speech" and his "best effort." Through Dreyfuss' delivery of the speech and White's analysis, viewers gain the true meaning of Lincoln's words and feelings towards the Civil War, the defeated Confederacy, and American slavery. Please note this video contains historical photographs from Civil War battles including images of corpses.

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