On the Anniversary of the 13th Amendment: The Other Side of Lincoln

Black characters in Spielberg's Lincoln

December 6, 2013 – Segment 4

We look at the other side of Lincoln, Steven Spielberg’s acclaimed film that received criticism for its underdeveloped Black characters. We will explore the three Black characters featured in the film, illuminating their lives and their roles in the political struggle for freedom in America. Joining us are:

(This episode is a rebroadcast from January 31, 2013)