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VIDEO: Reflections about Making ‘Lincoln”

Win or lose at the Oscars, this C-SPAN conversation may interest you:

Tony Kushner, author of the screenplay for the motion picture, “Lincoln,” and Lincoln scholar Harold Holzer, author of “Lincoln: How Abraham Lincoln Ended Slavery in America,” a companion book to the film for young readers, talk about the research and decisions made in the creation of the film script.

Mr. Kushner and Mr. Holzer were joined by Daniel Weinberg, owner of the Abraham Lincoln Book Shop in Chicago.