Harold Holzer is one of the country’s leading authorities on Abraham Lincoln and the political culture of the Civil War era. He is the author of many books, including Lincoln: How Abraham Lincoln Ended Slavery in America, and The Civil War in 50 Objects, with the New-York Historical Society.
The New York World spread rumors of a mixed-race orgy to slander the president in 1864.... MORE
On Jan. 1, 1863, the Emancipation Proclamation was signed.... MORE
Lincoln scholar Harold Holzer, a consultant on the movie, says in the end it’s not the details that... MORE