Walter Stahr

Stanton: Lincoln's War Secretary

Airdate: 03/25/2017 @ 12:00 pm CST

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Daniel Weinberg talks with Walter Stahr about his book, Stanton: Lincoln’s Secretary of War.

A difficult and stubborn genius, Edwin Stanton was Lincoln’s stalwart Secretary of War, who not only brilliantly organized the Union Army, but dramatically raced to Lincoln’s deathbed on the night of April 14, 1865, and assumed control of the government. 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.