Lincoln as a Philosopher
The 16th President of the United States was born February 12, 1809.
More than any other President, Abraham Lincoln is known for his words, from the Lincoln-Douglass debates to the second inaugural address, as well as his deeds. What was Lincoln's basic philosophy, and did it change over the course of his Presidency? In this vintage episode, John and Ken welcome back Chicago Public Radio's Resident Philosopher, Al Gini, to celebrate the bicentennial of Lincoln, the man and his ideas. Sunday, February 11 at 11 am.