Historian Doris Kearns Goodwin on Lincoln, Obama, and leadership

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February 11, 2009 - 6:00pm

It's a big week for Lincoln, Nebraska - the biggest city named for the 16th President. A weeklong commemoration of the 200th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln's birth is underway. Historian Doris Kearns Goodwin caps off the celebration with a Sunday evening lecture at the Lied Center. Her Pulitzer Prize winning book Team of Rivals tells the story of President Lincoln's cabinet which included his political rivals. NET Radio's Jerry Johnston asked Goodwin about learning book was a favorite of President Barack Obama

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