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    Debunking Lincoln, the ‘Great Emancipator’

    “Tell some historians that ‘Lincoln freed the slaves’ and one can virtually see the smoke come out of their ears,” relates a story about abolitionists on CNN.com. The picture of former President Abraham Lincoln that is painted onscreen in Steven Spielberg’s “Lincoln”, which leads the Oscar race this weekend with 12 nominations, is that of a staunch opponent of slavery.

    Source indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com

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    1. bitch-kingofangmar reblogged this from my-mindgrapes and added:
      ^ ^ Agreed. I think the movie especially did a great job contrasting Lincoln with Thaddeus Stevens— a man whose views...
    2. my-mindgrapes reblogged this from whatjoylikes and added:
      It’s true Lincoln wasn’t exactly the shining portrait of racial equality that we often hear from our history teachers,...
    3. whatjoylikes reblogged this from rykemasters and added:
      I was just talking about this
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