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Walter Stahr
Stanton: Lincoln’s War Secretary

August 23 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Daniel Weinberg speaks with Walter Stahr about Stanton: Lincoln’s War Secretary. 

Stanton honors the indispensable partner of the sixteenth president. Walter Stahr’s essential book is the first major biography of Stanton in fifty years, restoring this underexplored figure to his proper place in American history.

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Stanton: Lincoln’s War Secretary
By Walter Stahr
$35.00
Air Date/Time August 23, 2pm (Central)
1st ed., 768, hardcover

A difficult and stubborn genius, Edwin Stanton (1814-1869) was Lincoln’s stalwart Secretary of War, who not only brilliantly organized the Union Army, but dramatically raced to Lincoln’s deathbed on the night of April 14, 1865, and assumed control of the government.

Later, President Andrew Johnson attempted to remove Stanton from office after Stanton opposed Johnson’s Reconstruction policies, which led...

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August 23
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