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Shakespeare and Lincoln: James Shapiro and Ted Widmer in Conversation

Synopsis
Recording of a live online discussion on the importance and influence of Shakespeare’s work on the US President, Abraham Lincoln. James Shapiro’s books include ‘Shakespeare in a Divided America: What His Plays Tell Us About Our Past and Future’ and Ted Widmer is the author of ‘Lincoln on the Verge: Thirteen Days to Washington.' Introduced by Lynn Boulger (Authors Guild Foundation), followed by a Q&A.
Series
Words, Ideas and Thinkers
Language
English
Country
United States
Medium
Video
Transmission details
10 Dec 2021
Duration
61 mins

Additional Details

Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Subjects
English language and literature; History; Shakespeare
Keywords
Lincoln, Abraham

Online Availability

Online URL
https://youtu.be/191seGN2FLY
Online format
Streamed

Sponsor

Name

The Authors Guild

Distributor

Name

YouTube

Web
http://www.youtube.com External site opens in new window

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