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This story first appeared in the Dec. 14 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine. Did director Steven Spielberg befoul Abraham Lincoln with profanity that doesn’t fit the 16th president or his era?   Movieguide, which reviews films from a Christian perspective, says there are about 40 obscenities in the PG-13 Lincoln, including 10 uses of “goddamn.” Similarly, the Dove Foundation laments that “the language they feature in the film ... does not line up with the morals and language of the time period.” Photos: 'Lincoln' Premiere: Steven Spielberg, Daniel Day-Lewis Celebrate the 16th President But Doris Kearns

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