Why Lincoln Matters

Former U.S. Senator and presidential candidate George McGovern joins us for a President’s Day conversation about the 16th president. McGovern’s book, “Abraham Lincoln,” is part of The American Presidents series. McGovern says Lincoln is a national treasure and a legend that best represents the democratic ideal.

This program aired on February 16, 2009. The audio for this program is not available.


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