Living with President Lincoln
A decade ago, historian Doris Kearns Goodwin decided to "live" with Abraham Lincoln. Goodwin immersed herself in Lincoln's life and learned that the secret to his success was his ability to incorporate his political adversaries into his administration.
- Doris Kearns Goodwin: Best-selling author of "Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln." Goodwin's other books include "No Ordinary Time: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt: The Home Front in World War II," "Wait Till Next Year," "The Fitzgeralds and the Kennedys," and "Lyndon Johnson and the American Dream."
More from MPR
- Goodwin's speech in Springfield, Ill. on Lincoln's birthday: 2/12/2006
- Midday 12/21/2005: A speech by Goodwin at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library