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Season: 1 | 2
Year: 1974 | 1975 | 1976


Season 1


Season 1, Episode 1: Mrs. Lincoln's Husband

6 September 1974
Abraham Lincoln leads his divided nation into the Civil War. Mary Todd Lincoln's erratic behavior in the wake of Willie's death embarrasses and endangers the president politically when a cabal of senators question her loyalty to the Union.

Hal Holbrook ... Abraham Lincoln

Sada Thompson ... Mary Todd Lincoln
Roy Poole ... Salmon P. Chase
John Beal ... Senator Fogelson

Michael Cristofer ... John Nicolay
William LeMassena ... Senator Remley
Davey Davison ... Emily Todd Helm
Melinda O. Fee ... Kate Chase (as Melinda Fee)
James Carroll Jordan ... Robert Lincoln
Michael-James Wixted ... Willie Lincoln
William Lanteau ... Mr. Richards
John Levin ... Tad Lincoln
Jon Lormer ... Senator Sutton

Anne Seymour ... Mrs. Livingston
Jim Boles ... Guard (uncredited)

Patrick Cranshaw ... Simon Mumford (uncredited)
Cosmo Sardo ... White House Party Guest (uncredited)

Felix Silla ... General Tom Thumb (uncredited)
Nelson Welch ... Dr. Wallingford (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 2: Sad Figure, Laughing

12 February 1975
Lincoln's laughter, joking, and storytelling erode the confidence of his colleagues. Treasury Secretary Salmon P. Chase and his ambitious daughter Kate embark on an underhanded attempt to undermine Abraham Lincoln's 1864 reelection bid.

Season 1, Episode 3: Prairie Lawyer

7 April 1975
It's Abraham Lincoln for the defense in his first murder trial, an 1838 courtroom battle that set Lincoln against longtime rival Stephen A. Douglas. Lincoln's law office and his ill-fated engagement to Mary Owens are also dramatized.

Hal Holbrook ... Abraham Lincoln

Robert Foxworth ... Major John T. Stuart
Catherine Burns ... Mary Owens

Richard Dysart ... Judge David Davis
Walter McGinn ... Stephen Douglas
Martine Bartlett ... Kitty Cavan

Paul Fix ... Judge Thomas
James Greene ... Henry B. Truett
Gerald Hiken ... Prosecutor John D. Urquhart

Michele Marsh ... Mary Todd
Iggie Wolfington ... William Butler
Gail Bonney ... Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)

George 'Buck' Flower ... Juror (uncredited)

Season 2


Season 2, Episode 1: The Unwilling Warrior

3 September 1975
Abraham Lincoln learns the art of war in the hope that one day Americans will lay down their swords and shields and study war no more. The story spans the Civil War from 1861 through the Fall of Richmond in April 1865.

Hal Holbrook ... Abraham Lincoln

Sada Thompson ... Mary Todd Lincoln
Ed Flanders ... General George C. McClellan

Lloyd Nolan ... William H. Seward

John Randolph ... Simon Cameron
Norman Burton ... General Ulysses S. Grant (as Normann Burton)

Michael Cristofer ... John Nicolay (as Michael Ivan Cristofer)
Robert Emhardt ... General Winfield Scott
Frank Maxwell ... General Weitzel
Brendan Dillon ... Allan Pinkerton
John Davis Chandler ... Assassin (as John Chandler)
John Levin ... Tad Lincoln
Ron Hajak ... Cavalry Man
Peter Hobbs ... Congressman
Paul Genge ... Lead Conspirator (uncredited)
Jeffrey Sayre ... Train Passenger (uncredited)
Arthur Tovey ... Cabinet Member (uncredited)
Herb Vigran ... Well Wisher in Line (uncredited)
Len Wayland ... Military Aide (uncredited)

Season 2, Episode 2: Crossing Fox River

12 January 1976
Abraham Lincoln's life from his acceptance of the 1860 Republican nomination for president through his first inauguration, a time which found Lincoln navigating stormy seas both politically and personally.

Hal Holbrook ... Abraham Lincoln

Sada Thompson ... Mary Todd Lincoln

Beulah Bondi ... Sara Bush

Richard Dysart ... Judge David Davis

John Randolph ... Simon Cameron

Whit Bissell ... William Seward

Michael Cristofer ... John Nicolay (as Michael Ivan Cristofer)
James Carroll Jordan ... Robert Lincoln
Lee Bergere ... Billy Herndon
Robert Casper ... Leonard Swett
Wally Engelhardt ... Ward Hill Lamon
Douglas Henderson ... Norman B. Judd (as Doug Henderson)
John Levin ... Tad Lincoln
Michael-James Wixted ... Willie Lincoln
Bill Quinn ... Illinois Rep. George Ashmun
Martin Ashe ... Pennsylvania Representative (uncredited)
Robert Brubaker ... Hawkins (uncredited)
Owen Bush ... Well Wisher (uncredited)
Robert Cornthwaite ... Draper (uncredited)

Stacy Keach ... Politician (uncredited)
Byron Morrow ... Thurlow Weed (uncredited)
Dick Winslow ... Hand Shaker (uncredited)

Season 2, Episode 3: The Last Days

14 April 1976
The Civil War over, Abraham Lincoln plans Reconstruction with his cabinet and General Grant. Meanwhile, Lincoln suffers unsettling dreams and omens. Lincoln and Mary spend the afternoon of April 14, 1865 looking ahead to a peaceful future.

Hal Holbrook ... Abraham Lincoln

Sada Thompson ... Mary Todd Lincoln
Norman Burton ... General Ulysses S. Grant (as Normann Burton)

Michael Cristofer ... John Nicolay (as Michael Ivan Cristofer)
James Carroll Jordan ... Robert Lincoln

Bert Freed ... Sec. Edwin Stanton
Edward Bell ... Frederick Seward
Jack Collins ... Congressman Corey

Dennis Fimple ... Private Yarrow
John Levin ... Tad Lincoln
Peter Brocco ... Sec. William Dennison
John Kennedy ... Cabinet Member

David Hayward ... Celebrating Soldier

Doug Roberts ... Map Finding Yankee Soldier
Ed Bakey ... Citizen with Knife (uncredited)
Richard Collier ... Bald Marcher (uncredited)
Chester Jones ... White House Butler (uncredited)

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