A unique history of Lincoln's political rise, presidency, and death as reported by the nation's most respected newspaper, with introductions and additional perspectives from two eminent Lincoln historians
The New York Times closely covered the political career and presidency of Abraham Lincoln: his political rise, the early years of his presidency, the Civil War, and his assassination and its aftermathperhaps our nation's most critical and dramatic presidency. Lincoln in the Times includes coverage of the major events in Lincoln's political life, such as his campaign, his surprising election, and his inaugurals; the State of the Union addresses, the Gettysburg Address, and the Emancipation Proclamation; the assassination and funeral. Edited and with introductions and supporting text by David Herbert Donald and Harold Holzer, the book contains vintage photographs and illustrations of Lincoln and others close to him, in the White House and on the battlefields that he visited.
|Publisher:||St. Martin's Press|
|Edition description:||First Edition|
|Product dimensions:||6.42(w) x 9.48(h) x 1.42(d)|
About the Author
David Herbert Donald has twice won the Pulitzer Prize in biography, and his book Lincoln won the prestigious Lincoln Prize. He is Charles Warren Professor of American History and American Civilization Emeritus at Harvard University. He also is the author of We Are Lincoln Men: Abraham Lincoln and His Friends.
Harold Holzer is cochairman of the 2009 U.S. Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission and senior vice president at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. He is the author or editor of twenty-three books on Lincoln and the Civil War, most recently Lincoln at Cooper Union, which won a 2005 Lincoln Prize.
Date of Birth:October 1, 1920
Place of Birth:Goodman, Mississippi
Education:Holmes Junior College, Millsaps College, 1941; M.A., Ph.D., University of Illinois, 1942, 1946