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May 13, 2017 1:10pm EDT
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 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 -- the slaveholding southerners find the death warrant of their own institution. >> very good. let me just follow that up because one of the things i discovered was kansas keeps coming up in a lot of newspapers and a lot of 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 that really was among the most alarming, b
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