Abraham Lincoln and slavery
Broadcast: Midmorning, 10/13/2011, 9:06 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. Originally broadcast on June 30, 2011.
- 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."