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Mister Lincoln

Written by Herbert Mitgang; produced by David Susskind; Directed by Gordon Rigsby. Approximate date: 1980

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Mister Lincoln
Program Description

Dramatic, one man performance of Roy Doltrice as Abraham Lincoln, staged at Ford’s Theatre in Washington, DC. The Lincoln character reflects on the Civil War and provides a stirring reading of the Gettysburg Address. Copyright, Time-Life Productions, Inc; 1980.



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Broadcast program

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Performance for a Live Audience
Chicago: “Mister Lincoln,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 27, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_BB3A9DE7FEC941A5A67F837D7D4BC084.
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