The US Civil War and President Lincoln

Steven Speilberg’s movie “Lincoln” which opens Friday is one that I plan to see for sure. I think that Lincoln was a truly great man. It’s strange to think that there was a time when the US had an amazing giant of a man as its president, compared to whom the present leaders appear as pathetic caricatures — one of whom will be elected (or, heaven forbid re-elected) in a few days.
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