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Doris Kearns Goodwin on the night Lincoln was assassination

Smithsonian.com features Doris Kearns Goodwin’s account of the Lincoln assassination from her bestseller Team of Rivals, along with an interactive map you can use to follow the evening’s events across Washington, D.C.

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Senators join together to host Lincoln screening

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and Minority Leader Mitch McConnell have jointly invited their fellow lawmakers to attend a special screening of Steven Spielberg’s Lincoln next week, followed by a discussion with Spielberg, Daniel Day-Lewis, screenwriter Tony Kushner, and Doris Kearns Goodwin.  The two Senate rivals note that the story “depicts the good which is attainable when public servants put the betterment of the country ahead of short-term political interests.”

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