Doris Kearns Goodwin, 2006
Doris Kearns Goodwin discusses the lessons we can learn from Lincoln, the rare president who asked his main rivals to be part of his cabinet — rivals who then became allies. She also speculates about whether such a political move could succeed in today's world.
Aired: 12/07/06Video has closed captioning.
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