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10.16.121:55 PM ET

Lincoln: 'Professional Politician'

Though we have a romanticized view of Abraham Lincoln today, the truth is that he was a master politician who knew how to play to the American people. Sidney Blumenthal, author of Newsweek's cover story, discusses the 16th President's vast political acumen.

Though we have a romanticized view of Abraham Lincoln today, the truth is that he was a master politician who knew how to play to the American people. Sidney Blumenthal, author of Newsweek's cover story, discusses the 16th President's vast political acumen.

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