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Ill Literacy, Episode XXXV: Lincoln in Private (Guest: Ronald C. White)

June 14, 2021

In Episode XXXV of Ill Literacy, Tim Benson talks with Ronald C. White, author of “Lincoln in Private: What His Most Personal Reflections Tell Us About Our Greatest President.”

Heartland’s Tim Benson is joined by New York Times bestselling author Ronald C. White to discuss his new book, Lincoln in Private: What His Most Personal Reflections Tell Us About Our Greatest President. They discuss eleven of the most significant of the 111 writing scraps Lincoln left behind, why these scraps are important, and how they help broaden our understanding of Honest Abe.

Get the book here: https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/606646/lincoln-in-private-by-ronald-c-white/

Show Notes:

Hauenstein Center: Ronald C. White: Lincoln in Private (VIDEO)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fgz1f692GeI

The Lincoln Forum: Lincoln Forum Zoom event with Ronald C. White on "Lincoln in Private" (May 15, 2021) (VIDEO)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AslP2lsthMo

The Trinity Forum: Online Conversation | Lincoln in Private: Leadership Behind Closed Doors, with Ron White (VIDEO)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CpbW9-YPpf8

Wall Street Journal: Andrew F. Lang  – “‘Lincoln in Private’ Review: Confidential Ruminations”

https://www.wsj.com/articles/lincoln-in-private-review-condential-ruminations-11620166951

White House Historical Association: Ronald White on History Happy Hour with the White House Historical Association - Lincoln in Private (VIDEO)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=24JRWNyvTXI

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Tim Benson joined The Heartland Institute in September 2015 as a policy analyst in the Government Relations Department.
TBenson@heartland.org @HeartlandGR