Happy Birthday Abraham Lincoln: A Culture Show Special

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Duration: 1 hour

Abraham Lincoln is one of the most iconic figures in American history. Justin Webb, the BBC's former North American editor, explores the enduring myth of the president who helped to shape the American Dream. Featuring interviews with Steven Spielberg, Daniel Day-Lewis and Alastair Campbell, Justin examines the hold Lincoln continues to have and why people still believe America is the Land of the Free.

  • Steven Spielberg directs the critically-acclaimed 'Lincoln'

    Steven Spielberg directs the critically-acclaimed 'Lincoln'
    Twice-winner of the Academy Award for Best Director, Steven Spielberg is nominated again this year for his work in Lincoln. 

Credits

Participant
Steven Spielberg
Participant
Daniel Day-Lewis
Participant
Alastair Campbell
Director
Lesley Smith
Series Editor
Janet Lee

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