15 November 2012 1:58 PM, PST | cinemablend.com | See recent Cinema Blend news »

Rather than simply telling the life story of our 16th President, Steven Spielberg.s Lincoln instead tells the story of how the leader worked to make sure that slavery would be banned in post-Civil War America. But in order to get the votes he needed from those on the fence about the issue, he had three men . W.N. Bilbo (James Spader), Robert Latham (John Hawkes) and Richard Schell (Tim Blake Nelson) . work to try and convince the opposing party that the 13th Amendment needed to be put into law. But in the discussion of how the three men went about their persuasion there is an ethical dilemma: how far can you push morality when the ends ultimately justify the means? Last week, prior to Lincoln.s limited release, I had the pleasure of getting to sit down with Spader to discuss that very predicament. Check it out below! I »

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