Famous actors read testimonies from people close to Lincoln about him and his actions during the Civil War.

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Ward Hill Lamon (voice)
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John G. Nicolay (voice)
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Winfield Scott (voice)
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John Hay (voice)
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Dennis Hanks (voice)
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Horace Greeley (voice)
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William Herndon (voice)
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Famous actors read testimonies from people close to Lincoln about him and his actions during the Civil War.

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Final appearance of Fred Gwynne. See more »

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John G. Nicolay was born in Bavaria, but immigrated with his parents to the United States at age 6 and grew up in Cincinnati, Ohio. He would not have spoken with a Germanic accent as voiced by Arnold Schwarzenegger. See more »

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A noteworthy achievement
4 January 2000 | by See all my reviews

An exceptional documentary on the life of Abraham Lincoln, told through narration, letters, speeches, and diaries.

I don't know if I quite agreed with the choice of Jason Robards as Lincoln, but this is just a matter of taste (although I have read descriptions of how Lincoln actually sounded).

You should, however, ignore this minor quibble. If you have any interest at all in one of history's most fascinating people, or even if you are already an expert on Lincoln, you should see this film.


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