Video on Abraham Lincoln prepared for the 2008 Republican National Convention
Lincoln has become more central to America's image of itself than any chief executive before or after him. He has been called "Self-made man," "savior of the union," the "great emancipator" -- he is perhaps the most beloved president in American History.
The Music is from Ken Burn's Documentary - "The Civil War" (1990). The Song is called "Ashokan Farewell", which was composed by Jay Ungar.
Gettysburg Address as recited by Jeff Daniels
The first in a series of nine documentary files, produced by the Lincoln Institute discussing the issues surrounding the drafting of the Emancipation Proclamation.