• 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 to Johnson’s impeachment. One cannot understand the first...Learn More

    • Act of Justice: Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation
      and the Law of War
      By Burrus M. Carnahan
      $50
      Air Date/Time September 19, 2016 1pm (Central)
      216  pages, hardcover

      In his first inaugural address, Abraham Lincoln declared that as president he would “have no lawful right” to interfere with the institution of slavery. Yet less than two years later, he issued a proclamation intended to free all slaves throughout the Confederate states.
      When critics challenged the constitutional soundness of the act, Lincoln pointed to the international laws...Learn More