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Doris Kearns Goodwin Message Board 1/1/2012
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Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln
Team of Rivals is a biography of Abraham Lincoln by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Doris Kearns Goodwin. It begins with the jockeying for the Republican Party nomination in the crucial 1860 Presidential election. Lincoln is a distant, dark horse candidate, behind the frontrunner, former Governor William H. Seward, and two other well-known politicians, Governor Salmon P. Chase and Edward Bates. As the campaigns of the four men unfold, Goodwin delves into t...