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Abraham and Mary Lincoln, A House Divided: American Experience

Elected president only to see the nation fracture in two, Abraham Lincoln led a confused and frightened people through the most terrible war in their history. At the same time, his own household mirrored the fissures that rent the nation: the great emancipator was married to the daughter of a slave owner from Kentucky. Mary Todd Lincoln was an aristocratic southerner who met Lincoln when he was still a backwoods politician lacking in experience and sophistication. Although she remained fiercely loyal to her husband and the Union cause, two of her brothers fought for the South. Their marriage was long . . .

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Sunday, Mar 4, 2012 - 6:00 AM    "Shattered" As the Lincolns arrive in Washington in 1861, the country is breaking apart. The new president is unknown, untested and mistrusted; his wife is suspected of being a southern sympathizer. In the midst of national conflict, disaster strikes the Lincoln family - their son, Willie, dies. Part 3 of 6 G
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