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Abe Lincoln in Illinois (1945)

TV Movie  |   |  Drama  |  15 April 1945 (USA)
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Before becoming one of America's greatest presidents, Abraham Lincoln had a long career as a businessman, lawyer, government official and elected representative for the state of Illinois. ... See full summary »

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Before becoming one of America's greatest presidents, Abraham Lincoln had a long career as a businessman, lawyer, government official and elected representative for the state of Illinois. This film looks at the rise of this self-educated statesman, including his famous series of public debates with rival Stephen Douglas. A glimpse is also shown of some of the more personal aspects of his Lincoln's life, including the early romance and heartbreak he experienced with Ann Rutledge. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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