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John Avlon CNN – Lincoln Divided We Stand

CNN – Lincoln Divided We Stand

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

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John Avlon Lincoln and the Fight for Peace – The Late Show with Colbert

Lincoln and the Fight for Peace – The Late Show with Colbert

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

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John Avlon Lincoln and the Fight for Peace – MSNBC Morning Joe
John Avlon John Avlon on Lincoln – Real Time with Bill Maher

John Avlon on Lincoln – Real Time with Bill Maher

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

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John Avlon Lincoln and the Fight For Peace – with John Dickerson

Lincoln and the Fight For Peace – with John Dickerson

Lincoln and the Fight For Peace reveals how Lincoln’s character informed his commitment to unconditional surrender followed by a magnanimous peace.  

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John Avlon A Conversation with John Avlon – Carnegie Endowment

A Conversation with John Avlon – Carnegie Endowment

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

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John Avlon Online at the Reagan Library with John Avlon

Online at the Reagan Library with John Avlon

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

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John Avlon Five Items Found in Lincoln’s Wallet the Night He Died – History in Five

Five Items Found in Lincoln’s Wallet the Night He Died – History in Five

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

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John Avlon Lessons from Abraham Lincoln’s Fight for Peace – History in Five

Lessons from Abraham Lincoln’s Fight for Peace – History in Five

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

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