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Lincoln: Divided We Stand is a six-part series that looks at the remarkable life and unexpected journey of Abraham Lincoln. Narrated by Sterling K. Brown.

This is an audio-only version of the CNN Original Series broadcast.

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Lincoln: Divided We Stand is a six-part series that looks at the remarkable life and unexpected journey of Abraham Lincoln. Narrated by Sterling K. Brown.

This is an audio-only version of the CNN Original Series broadcast.

    Hope, Tragedy, & The New Normal

    Hope, Tragedy, & The New Normal

    Abraham Lincoln would become mythologized as a savior and a hero, but the reality remains far more complex. In an America rife with racial conflict, Lincoln’s assassination sets the stage for the Civil Rights struggles that would follow.

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    • 42 min
    The Dogs of War

    The Dogs of War

    As the Civil War ends, Abraham Lincoln delivers the most iconic speech and piece of legislation of his career, but the successes he sees in the Oval Office and on the battlefield come at a great cost to his marriage and family. 

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    • 42 min
    A Proclamation

    A Proclamation

    While his family faces personal tragedy at home, men die by the thousand on the battlefield, and Lincoln is forced to make an unprecedented decision while wrestling with his own mental health.

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    • 42 min
    A Country on Edge

    A Country on Edge

    As Lincoln, the former one-term congressman prepares to take office, the South severs itself from the United States, and the country faces an unprecedented crisis.

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    • 42 min
    Portrait of a Leader

    Portrait of a Leader

    Through single-minded focus, poignant oration, political savvy, and moral conviction, Abraham Lincoln ascended from obscurity to the White House. In this episode, we look at Lincoln’s nuanced stance on slavery and equality as the issue threatened to tear the country apart.

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    • 42 min
    Rising Star

    Rising Star

    From his hard roots on the far edge of the frontier, to his courtship of a complicated woman who would later push him to great political heights, we examine how Lincoln’s background shaped his personality, and explore some of the lesser known aspects of his life before he achieved political stardom. 

     

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    • 42 min

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