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Mar 18, 2017 3:55pm EDT
at one point 1864, when george steward complemented lincoln at a white house reception for all the work he had done about freeing the slaves, lincoln pointed out the window at the south window and said, i really do not deserve a complement. i could not have accomplished anything if not for the people down there and what they did. it was secession triggering the war that permitted the destruction of an institution which otherwise would have taken an enormous amount of time to have dealt with legally and constitutionally. in that respect, the southerners, the slaveholding southerners signed the death for -- warrant of their own institution. >> let me follow that appeared one of the things i discovered -- that. one of the things i discovered is kansas keeps coming up in historical memory as lincoln becomes more popular and a lot of the documents that i sought repeatedly across the states, not just the newspapers but in letters to and from politicians, the expansion of slavery, and kansas provides the example of what can happen if slavery is going to continue to expand. and i think tha
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