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Doris Kearns Goodwin

Doris Kearns Goodwin was born on January 4, 1943 in Rockville Centre, Long Island, New York, USA as Doris Helen Kearns. She is known for her work on Lincoln (2012), Charlie Rose (1991) and All In: The Poker Movie (2009). She has been married to Richard N. Goodwin since December 14, 1975. They have three children. See full bio »
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Biography: "The Fitzgeralds and the Kennedys: An American Saga". New York: Touchstone Books. ISBN 0743201752 See more »

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Lincoln's singular way of walking, contemporaries observed, gave the impression his long, gaunt frame needed oiling. He would plod forward in an awkward manner, his hands hanging at his sides or folded, behind his back. His step had no spring, his law partner William Herndon recalled. He lifted his whole foot at once and then thrust it down on the ground rather than landing on his heel. 'His legs... See more »


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