Film Screenings

Abraham Lincoln – Preserving the Union | Friday Documentary

When: 2012-02-03 14:00 - 2012-02-03 15:45
Where: American Center, Tržiště 13, Praha 1
Entry fee: Free

Honest, eloquent and courageous, he risked everything to save the young America from self-destruction – and paid the ultimate price. This documentary tells the complete story of the 16th president, from the rough and rustic childhood that forged his beliefs to the tough political campaign that won him the presidency.

Historians examine the difficult leadership choices of his turbulent first term, as well as his bouts with depression and his troubled marriage to Mary Todd. Finalyy, experts untangle a web of murder and kidnapping plots to reveal the truth behind the complex conspiracy that ended in Lincoln´s assassination.

Film will be screened in English.