Ferguson and Long on Obama, Lincoln, and More

Monday, February 16, 2009
Andrew Ferguson and Rob Long compare and contrast the rhetoric of Barack Obama and Abraham Lincoln.

How close in style and substance is Barack Obama to Abraham Lincoln, one of our greatest presidents, who also hailed from Illinois and emerged from a humble background to lead our nation in a time of crisis? Ferguson and Long examine the first inaugural addresses of both men to explore the parallels between the two and offer insights into how President Obama will guide our nation. (36:54 ) Video transcript

Recorded on Friday, January 30, 2009