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John Avlon, author, columnist, and senior political analyst and anchor at CNN, discusses his new book Lincoln and the Fight for Peace, which explores Lincoln’s plan to secure a just and lasting peace after the Civil War, with Kellie Carter … Continue reading
Jennifer J. Raab, Hunter College President, and the Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute welcome John Avlon for a discussion with Roosevelt House Director Harold Holzer on his acclaimed new book, Lincoln and the Fight for Peace. As recent history has … Continue reading
John Avlon discusses his book, “Lincoln and the Fight for Peace,” and compares and contrasts our First and 16th Presidents.
Few struggles in our nation’s history have matched the significance of the Civil War, and few leaders have determined those struggles’ outcomes as much as President Abraham Lincoln did. President Lincoln was determined to not only end the Civil War … Continue reading
LINCOLN: DIVIDED WE STAND is a six-part CNN Original Series that takes a holistic approach to the remarkable and unexpected story of Abraham Lincoln by delving into his complicated inner world, seamlessly interweaving his tragic personal life with his history making … Continue reading
John Avlon, CNN senior political analyst and author of the new book, “Lincoln and the Fight for Peace,” tells Stephen he fears that the Russian leader’s move to take parts of Ukraine amounts to a test case for future land-grabs … Continue reading
John Avlon joins the panelist on Real Time with Bill Maher and discuss some aspects of his new book Lincoln and the Fight for Peace
Lincoln and the Fight For Peace reveals how Lincoln’s character informed his commitment to unconditional surrender followed by a magnanimous peace.
Only one president in American history has had to rebuild a divided nation. In the weeks before his death, Abraham Lincoln crafted plans to knit together the sinews of a country at war with itself. While a bullet and an … Continue reading
Join us as we go in-depth into Journalist and Political Commentator John Avlon’s latest book, “Lincoln and the Fight for Peace”! Lincoln and the Fight for Peace is a groundbreaking, revelatory history of Abraham Lincoln’s plan to secure a just … Continue reading
On the night he died, 8 articles were discovered inside a compartment in Abraham Lincoln’s wallet. John Avlon explains how these treasured clippings speak to Lincoln’s state of mind at the end of the war, and his hopes for how … Continue reading
The power of Lincoln’s personal example in the closing days of the Civil War offers a portrait of a peacemaker. While his assassination sent the country careening off course, Lincoln’s vision would be vindicated long after his death, inspiring future … Continue reading