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LINCOLN, A.: Essential Abraham Lincoln (The) - Biography / Speeches / Letters

    

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LINCOLN, A.: Essential Abraham Lincoln (The) - Biography / Speeches / Letters

Abraham Lincoln (1809–1865) was one of the most influential presidents of the USA, uniting the country and abolishing slavery after a terrible civil war. On the 200th anniversary of his birth, his life and works are presented here in an easy introductory form. Through a balance of biography and the key speeches and letters, the man is brought to life, demonstrating his keen intelligence and determination, which was maintained all the way to his tragic death at the hand of an assassin.

  • Celebrates the 200th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln’s birth
  • A key figure in Western history can be viewed through his own words, complemented by a compact biography
  • Useful source material on Lincoln
  • Approximate running time: 4 hours
  • Format: 3 CD set



Disc 1

  Abraham Lincoln: A Life
1.   Lincoln is honoured as perhaps the greatest leader… 00:07:50
2.   In 1830 the Lincoln family were once again on the move… 00:07:02
3.   We know a great deal about Lincoln the man… 00:06:46
4.   He was propelled back into politics in 1854… 00:06:49
5.   It was this ill - judged and disastrous measure… 00:06:15
6.   Lincoln was appalled by the judgement… 00:05:25
7.   The South watched this result… 00:07:41
8.   Lincoln's first acts as war president… 00:08:27
9.   But better news was coming from the western theatre… 00:06:13
10.   During those years… 00:07:08
11.   Standing among the crowd that evening… 00:05:11
12.   Abraham Lincoln's influence on American history… 00:03:44


Disc 2

  27 January 1838: The Young Men's Lyceum of Springfield, Illinois
1.   27 January 1838: The Young Men's Lyceum of Springfield, Illinois 00:08:52
2.   - But you are, perhaps, ready to ask… 00:07:56
  16 October 1854: Peoria, Illinois
3.   16 October 1854: Peoria, Illinois 00:07:49
4.   - I think, and shall try to show, that it is wrong… 00:05:31
5.   - I insist… 00:03:40
  16 June 1858: Springfield, Illinois
6.   16 June 1858: Springfield, Illinois 00:07:34
  11 February 1861: Springfield, Illinois railroad station
7.   11 February 1861: Springfield, Illinois railroad station 00:01:38
  22 February 1861: Independence Hall, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
8.   22 February 1861: Independence Hall, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 00:03:46
  4 March 1861: Springfield, Illinois
9.   4 March 1861: Springfield, Illinois 00:03:54
10.   - I take the official oath today… 00:06:56
11.   - From questions of this class… 00:05:14
  19 November 1863: Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
12.   19 November 1863: Gettysburg, Pennsylvania 00:03:07
  4 March 1865: Washington, D.C.
13.   4 March 1865: Washington, D.C. 00:04:57
  9 April 1865: The White House, Washington, D.C.
14.   9 April 1865: The White House, Washington, D.C. 00:05:57


Disc 3

  13 June 1836: To the Editor of the Sangamo Journal
1.   13 June 1836: To the Editor of the Sangamo Journal 00:03:14
  23 January 1841: To John T. Stuart
2.   23 January 1841: To John T. Stuart 00:01:45
  25 February 1842: To Joshua F. Speed
3.   25 February 1842: To Joshua F. Speed 00:02:57
  11 November 1842: To Samuel D. Marshall
4.   11 November 1842: To Samuel D. Marshall 00:01:13
  11 August 1846: To Allen N. Ford
5.   11 August 1846: To Allen N. Ford 00:02:39
  6 September 1846: To Andrew Johnson
6.   6 September 1846: To Andrew Johnson 00:03:04
  5 November 1855: To Isham Reavis
7.   5 November 1855: To Isham Reavis 00:01:26
  2 December 1858: To James T. Thornton
8.   2 December 1858: To James T. Thornton 00:00:42
  15 August 1855: To the Hon. George Robertson
9.   15 August 1855: To the Hon. George Robertson 00:03:36
  24 August 1855: To Joshua F. Speed
10.   24 August 1855: To Joshua F. Speed 00:04:57
  13 February 1856: To R.P. Morgan
11.   13 February 1856: To R.P. Morgan 00:00:53
  15 May 1858: To J.F. Alexander, Esq.
12.   15 May 1858: To J.F. Alexander, Esq. 00:02:01
  6 April 1859: To Henry L. Pierce and others
13.   6 April 1859: To Henry L. Pierce and others 00:03:32
  April 1860: To Lyman Trumbul
14.   April 1860: To Lyman Trumbul 00:01:43
  22 July 1860: To George Latham
15.   22 July 1860: To George Latham 00:01:38
  15 October 1860: From Grace Bedell
16.   15 October 1860: From Grace Bedell 00:01:35
  19 October 1860: To Grace Bedell
17.   19 October 1860: To Grace Bedell 00:00:41
  19 October 1860: To Mr. and Mrs. Ellsworth
18.   19 October 1860: To Mr. and Mrs. Ellsworth 00:02:33
  22 September 1861: To the Hon. O.H. Browning
19.   22 September 1861: To the Hon. O.H. Browning 00:03:25
  4 December 1861: To Mrs. Susannah Weathers
20.   4 December 1861: To Mrs. Susannah Weathers 00:01:10
  28 June 1862: Telegram To General G.B. McClellan
21.   28 June 1862: Telegram To General G.B. McClellan 00:01:25
  August 1862: To the Hon. Horace Greeley
22.   August 1862: To the Hon. Horace Greeley 00:02:28
  12 June 1863: To the Hon. Erastus Corning and others
23.   12 June 1863: To the Hon. Erastus Corning and others 00:09:36
  26 August 1863: To the Hon. James C. Conkling
24.   26 August 1863: To the Hon. James C. Conkling 00:07:27
  13 July 1863: To Major General Ulysses S. Grant
25.   13 July 1863: To Major General Ulysses S. Grant 00:01:32
  20 November 1863: To the Hon. Edward Everett
26.   20 November 1863: To the Hon. Edward Everett 00:01:40
  4 April 1864: To Albert G. Hodges
27.   4 April 1864: To Albert G. Hodges 00:04:52
  27 December 1864: To President of Princeton, Dr. John Maclean
28.   27 December 1864: To President of Princeton, Dr. John Maclean 00:01:44
  15 March 1865: To Thurlow Weed
29.   15 March 1865: To Thurlow Weed 00:01:15
  21 November 1864: To Mrs. Bixby
30.   21 November 1864: To Mrs. Bixby 00:02:32

Total Playing Time: 03:54:37






Author(s):
Lincoln, Abraham

Reader(s):
Hagon, Garrick; Marinker, Peter

Label: Naxos AudioBooks

Genre: Non-Fiction

Catalogue No: NA394312

Barcode: 9789626349434

Physical Release: 01/2009

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