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Pulitzer-Prize winning playwright Tony Kushner, author of the screenplay for "Lincoln"
"I was delighted to read this collection of essays by people who have grappled with Lincoln and who’ve come to know him, each on her or his terms, and on Lincoln’s terms as well. Here are Lincolns that you’ll embrace, Lincolns you won’t recognize, Lincolns you'll be skeptical of or maybe angered by, and Lincolns who’ll add richness and depth to the Lincoln you already know."
Wall Street Journal
"The companion book to the coming film, Lincoln: A President for the Ages, asks great historians "What would Lincoln do?" in situations from Hiroshima to The Daily Show With Jon Stewart."
“In fact, it's an excellent one-volume introduction to Lincoln's political career.”
Civil War News
“Written by some of the country’s leading Lincoln scholars, these essays update our understanding of the 16th president as the Civil War community eagerly absorbs Spielberg’s new film.”
“Essays from leading writers and scholars that offer fresh insights into the complex legacy of America's most fascinating icon.Whether you've yet seen Steven Spielberg's new film Lincoln or not, your experience will be enhanced by reading this Participant Guide.”