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


Disc 2

  27 January 1838: The Young Men's Lyceum of Springfield, Illinois
1.   Play with flash player 27 January 1838: The Young Men's Lyceum of Springfield, Illinois 00:08:52
2.   Play with flash player - But you are, perhaps, ready to ask… 00:07:56
  16 October 1854: Peoria, Illinois
3.   Play with flash player 16 October 1854: Peoria, Illinois 00:07:49
4.   Play with flash player - I think, and shall try to show, that it is wrong… 00:05:31
5.   Play with flash player - I insist… 00:03:40
  16 June 1858: Springfield, Illinois
6.   Play with flash player 16 June 1858: Springfield, Illinois 00:07:34
  11 February 1861: Springfield, Illinois railroad station
7.   Play with flash player 11 February 1861: Springfield, Illinois railroad station 00:01:38
  22 February 1861: Independence Hall, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
8.   Play with flash player 22 February 1861: Independence Hall, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 00:03:46
  4 March 1861: Springfield, Illinois
9.   Play with flash player 4 March 1861: Springfield, Illinois 00:03:54
10.   Play with flash player - I take the official oath today… 00:06:56
11.   Play with flash player - From questions of this class… 00:05:14
  19 November 1863: Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
12.   Play with flash player 19 November 1863: Gettysburg, Pennsylvania 00:03:07
  4 March 1865: Washington, D.C.
13.   Play with flash player 4 March 1865: Washington, D.C. 00:04:57
  9 April 1865: The White House, Washington, D.C.
14.   Play with flash player 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.   Play with flash player 13 June 1836: To the Editor of the Sangamo Journal 00:03:14
  23 January 1841: To John T. Stuart
2.   Play with flash player 23 January 1841: To John T. Stuart 00:01:45
  25 February 1842: To Joshua F. Speed
3.   Play with flash player 25 February 1842: To Joshua F. Speed 00:02:57
  11 November 1842: To Samuel D. Marshall
4.   Play with flash player 11 November 1842: To Samuel D. Marshall 00:01:13
  11 August 1846: To Allen N. Ford
5.   Play with flash player 11 August 1846: To Allen N. Ford 00:02:39
  6 September 1846: To Andrew Johnson
6.   Play with flash player 6 September 1846: To Andrew Johnson 00:03:04
  5 November 1855: To Isham Reavis
7.   Play with flash player 5 November 1855: To Isham Reavis 00:01:26
  2 December 1858: To James T. Thornton
8.   Play with flash player 2 December 1858: To James T. Thornton 00:00:42
  15 August 1855: To the Hon. George Robertson
9.   Play with flash player 15 August 1855: To the Hon. George Robertson 00:03:36
  24 August 1855: To Joshua F. Speed
10.   Play with flash player 24 August 1855: To Joshua F. Speed 00:04:57
  13 February 1856: To R.P. Morgan
11.   Play with flash player 13 February 1856: To R.P. Morgan 00:00:53
  15 May 1858: To J.F. Alexander, Esq.
12.   Play with flash player 15 May 1858: To J.F. Alexander, Esq. 00:02:01
  6 April 1859: To Henry L. Pierce and others
13.   Play with flash player 6 April 1859: To Henry L. Pierce and others 00:03:32
  April 1860: To Lyman Trumbul
14.   Play with flash player April 1860: To Lyman Trumbul 00:01:43
  22 July 1860: To George Latham
15.   Play with flash player 22 July 1860: To George Latham 00:01:38
  15 October 1860: From Grace Bedell
16.   Play with flash player 15 October 1860: From Grace Bedell 00:01:35
  19 October 1860: To Grace Bedell
17.   Play with flash player 19 October 1860: To Grace Bedell 00:00:41
  19 October 1860: To Mr. and Mrs. Ellsworth
18.   Play with flash player 19 October 1860: To Mr. and Mrs. Ellsworth 00:02:33
  22 September 1861: To the Hon. O.H. Browning
19.   Play with flash player 22 September 1861: To the Hon. O.H. Browning 00:03:25
  4 December 1861: To Mrs. Susannah Weathers
20.   Play with flash player 4 December 1861: To Mrs. Susannah Weathers 00:01:10
  28 June 1862: Telegram To General G.B. McClellan
21.   Play with flash player 28 June 1862: Telegram To General G.B. McClellan 00:01:25
  August 1862: To the Hon. Horace Greeley
22.   Play with flash player August 1862: To the Hon. Horace Greeley 00:02:28
  12 June 1863: To the Hon. Erastus Corning and others
23.   Play with flash player 12 June 1863: To the Hon. Erastus Corning and others 00:09:36
  26 August 1863: To the Hon. James C. Conkling
24.   Play with flash player 26 August 1863: To the Hon. James C. Conkling 00:07:27
  13 July 1863: To Major General Ulysses S. Grant
25.   Play with flash player 13 July 1863: To Major General Ulysses S. Grant 00:01:32
  20 November 1863: To the Hon. Edward Everett
26.   Play with flash player 20 November 1863: To the Hon. Edward Everett 00:01:40
  4 April 1864: To Albert G. Hodges
27.   Play with flash player 4 April 1864: To Albert G. Hodges 00:04:52
  27 December 1864: To President of Princeton, Dr. John Maclean
28.   Play with flash player 27 December 1864: To President of Princeton, Dr. John Maclean 00:01:44
  15 March 1865: To Thurlow Weed
29.   Play with flash player 15 March 1865: To Thurlow Weed 00:01:15
  21 November 1864: To Mrs. Bixby
30.   Play with flash player 21 November 1864: To Mrs. Bixby 00:02:32

Total Playing Time: 03:54:37






Author(s):
Lincoln, Abraham; Whitfield, Pete

Reader(s):
Hagon, Garrick; Marinker, Peter; Ross, Liza; Seward, Camilla

Label: Naxos AudioBooks

Genre: Non-Fiction

Catalogue No: NA394312

Barcode: 9789626349434

Release Date: 01/2009

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