Elizabeth Mitchell

Lincoln's Lie

Airdate: 12/01/2020 @ 3:30 pm CST

Show Info

Daniel Weinberg talks with Elizabeth Mitchell about her book, Lincoln’s Lie.  We will stream this program live on Facebook.

A thrilling dive into the little-known, darker side of a Lincoln’s history and relationship with the media, Lincoln’s Lie untangles the threads behind a mysterious 1864 newspaper article to reveal how Lincoln manipulated the media during the Civil War.

It shines new light onto today’s issues of fake news and presidential conflict with the press. Scroll down to watch the program.

Daniel R. Weinberg is president of the Abraham Lincoln Book Shop, Inc. The shop has an international reputation as experts in the buying, selling, appraisal and authentication of historical, literary, artistic, and museum properties etc., since 1938. He is also the founder of the Author’s Voice®; interactive platforms designed to bring the experience of a book signing to any device in any place across the world. Daniel is co-author of Lincoln’s Assassins: Their Trial and Execution and he has lectured extensively on the subject. He has appeared on both C-Span and the History Channel.