In a nation divided by war and the strong winds of change, Lincoln pursues a course of action designed to end the war, unite the country and abolish slavery. The film’s screenplay comes from Tony and Pulitzer Prize Award Winner – Tony Kushner (Angels in America).
Steven Spielberg directs two-time Academy Award winner Daniel Day-Lewis in “Lincoln,” a drama that focuses on the 16th President’s tumultuous final months in office. The movie opens nationwide on Friday and we will focus on Lincoln – the man and the movie on today’s Roundtable.
Our Question of the Day: What do you take from the legacy of Abraham Lincoln?
The only surviving draft of President Abraham Lincoln’s Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation is being exhibited at museums across New York State. North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley was at the SUNY Plattsburgh Art Museum this morning, where the historic document will be shown for one day.