Abraham Lincoln
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Abraham Lincoln's many masks

Abraham Lincoln is one of the most celebrated presidents of all time. One hundred and fifty years after his death, his image still has the power to fascinate. As the first US president of the photographic era, he was widely pictured and two life masks give us an exact replica of his features. But digital technology is helping us look at the 16th president in a new way - and is changing the way we capture images of our current president.

Jane O'Brien reports.

Filmed and edited by Franz Strasser

  • 14 Apr 2015