Abraham Lincoln and slavery
Broadcast: Midmorning, 06/30/2011, 10:06 a.m.
In his new book, historian Eric Foner examines Abraham Lincoln's complex ideas about slavery and African-Americans, casting fresh light on an American icon.
- Eric Foner: DeWitt Clinton Professor of History at Columbia University and one of the country's most prominent historians. His newest book is The Fiery Trial: Abraham Lincoln and American Slavery.