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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 11, 2012 - 4:00 AM    "The Dearest of All Things" Tormented by her grief, Mary turns to spiritualists for comfort. Though he too is bowed by grief, her husband never loses sight of the tragedy consuming the nation. With the war going badly in the East, enlistments drying up and morale low, Lincoln changes the conflict over the Union into a struggle for freedom by issuing the Emancipation Proclamation, liberating millions of Americans from bondage. Part 4 of 6 G
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Sunday, Mar 11, 2012 - 12:00 PM "Blind with Weeping" (WORLD)
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Sunday, Mar 11, 2012 - 5:00 PM "The Dearest of All Things" (WORLD)
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Sunday, Mar 11, 2012 - 7:00 PM "Blind with Weeping" (WORLD)
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Sunday, Mar 11, 2012 - 10:00 PM "The Dearest of All Things" (WORLD)
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Sunday, Mar 11, 2012 - 11:00 PM "The Frightful War" (WORLD)
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Sunday, Mar 11, 2012 - 11:00 PM  "The Frightful War"
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Sunday, Mar 11, 2012 - 10:00 PM  "The Dearest of All Things"
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Sunday, Mar 11, 2012 - 7:00 PM  "Blind with Weeping"
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Sunday, Mar 11, 2012 - 5:00 PM  "The Dearest of All Things"
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Sunday, Mar 11, 2012 - 12:00 PM  "Blind with Weeping"
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Sunday, Mar 11, 2012 - 11:00 AM  "The Frightful War"
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Sunday, Mar 11, 2012 - 10:00 AM  "The Dearest of All Things"
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Sunday, Mar 11, 2012 - 6:00 AM  "Blind with Weeping"
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Sunday, Mar 11, 2012 - 5:00 AM  "The Frightful War"
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Sunday, Mar 11, 2012 - 4:00 AM  "The Dearest of All Things"
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