Ill Literacy, Episode XX: Lincoln and the American Founding (Guest: Lucas E. Morel)
In Episode XX of Ill Literacy, Tim Benson talks with Lucas E. Morel about his new book Lincoln and the American Founding.
Heartland’s Tim Benson is joined by Dr. Lucas E. Morel of Washington & Lee University to discuss his new book, Lincoln and the American Founding. They talk about the importance of the Founders to Lincoln’s moral and political thought, how the Declaration of Independence was Lincoln’s political lodestar, how Lincoln saw the Constitution framing the ideals of the Declaration, and how there has been no better defender of the Founders and the United States than Honest Abe.
Get the book here: http://www.siupress.com/books/978-0-8093-3785-9
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