Lincoln's Lie

Lincoln's Lie

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Lincoln's Lie, You're Doing It Wrong

Episode: Lincoln's Lie, You're Doing It Wrong

  • Feb 15, 2021 9:00 pm
  • 41:16 mins

History paints Abraham Lincoln as heroic, eloquent, and, above all, honest. But if Lincoln were alive today, he’d probably be obsessed with Twitter, prone to manipulating the media, and not always as honest as you might think. Journalist Elizabeth Mitchell tells this story in her book “Lincoln’s Lie: A True Civil War Caper Through Fake News, Wall Street, and the White House.” (Originally aired Oct 29, 2020).