Tony Kusher

Lincoln: The Screenplay

Airdate: 02/05/2013 @ 6:00 pm CST

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Daniel Weinberg talks with Pulitzer Prize-winning author Tony Kushner about the Screenplay for the Steve Spielberg film, Lincoln.

A decade-long collaboration between three-time Academy Award® winner Steven Spielberg and Pulitzer Prize winner Tony Kushner, Lincoln is a revealing drama that focuses on the 16th President’s tumultuous final months in office. The film was nominated for 12 Academy Awards, winning two including, Daniel Day Lewis earning Best Actor.

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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.