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Lincoln's Springfield acquaintances influenced his racial views | Community Voices

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Michael Burlingame, professor of History and Naomi B. Lynn Distinguished Chair in Lincoln Studies at the University of Illinois Springfield follows up his book on Mary Todd Lincoln and her marriage with Abraham, An American Marriage, with this book looking as how Lincoln's relationships with African-Americans influenced his racial views, The Black Man's President.

Originally aired Dec. 21, 2021.

Randy Eccles is thrilled to be talking with community members and joining them in becoming informed citizenry. Please reach out at randy.eccles@nprillinois.org.
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