W&L’s Myers Talks Abraham Lincoln on the History Channel The three-night miniseries airs on the History Channel beginning Feb. 20 at 8 p.m.
Barton Myers, Class of 1960 Professor of Ethics and History at Washington and Lee University, will be featured in a three-night miniseries about Abraham Lincoln airing on the History Channel beginning Feb. 20 at 8 p.m.
According to the History Channel, the Lincoln miniseries “will be a definitive biography of the 16th president, the man who led the country during its bloodiest war and greatest crisis. Executive produced by world-renowned presidential historian and Pulitzer Prize-winning bestselling author Doris Kearns Goodwin, ‘Abraham Lincoln‘ will include archival photos and news accounts, Lincoln’s letters, writings and speeches and remembrances from his contemporaries. The miniseries provides a fresh, present-day understanding of the complexities of young Abraham Lincoln, who grew to become President Lincoln, the man who saved the Union, won the war and secured emancipation.”
This series marks the second time Myers has commentated on a History Channel docuseries. In 2020, Myers appeared in the series “Grant.” The History Channel will replay “Grant” immediately preceding “Abraham Lincoln” on Feb. 20, starting at 2 p.m.
Watch a preview for the Lincoln miniseries here.
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