Thinking about Lincoln
From Jeff Layne on August 15th, 2016
Faculty, University of Notre Dame
Dr. Zuckert explores American attitudes toward Abraham Lincoln over the past century and a half since his death. He also discusses the political context in which Lincoln rose from his humble roots to be elected President. The heart of the talk is concerned with Lincoln’s complex attitudes toward slavery. Dr. Zuckert is the author or co-author of four books and more than 100 academic articles on a wide range of topics within the history of political thought.
Recorded: May 9, 2013