Looking for Lincoln
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. travels across America, coming face-to-face with people who live with Lincoln every day - relic hunters, re-enactors, and others for whom the study of Lincoln is a passion.
Looking for Lincoln Previous Broadcasts
Part One (Episode #101H)
KQED Plus: Tue, Oct 30, 2012 -- 10:00 PM
This 2-part program dissects the myths that have grown up around Abraham Lincoln. The film address many outstanding questions that surround him - questions about race, equality, religion, depression and sexuality - by carefully interpreting the evidence provided by people who actually knew him. Among those weighing in: Pulitzer Prize winners Doris Kearns Goodwin and Tony Kushner; presidents Bill Clinton and George W.Bush; and Lincoln scholars including Harold Holzer, vice chair of the Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission; Harvard University's president Drew Faust and history professor David Hebert Donald; Yale University history professor David Blight; and Allen Guelzo of Gettysburg College.
- KQED Plus: Wed, Oct 31, 2012 -- 4:00 AM