Book ‘Lincoln and the Fight for Peace’ by John Avlon

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A groundbreaking, revelatory history of Abraham Lincoln’s plan to secure a just and lasting peace after the Civil War—a vision that inspired future presidents as well as the world’s most famous peacemakers, including Nelson Mandela, Mahatma Gandhi, and Martin Luther King, Jr. It is a story of war and peace, race and reconciliation. As the tide of the Civil War turned in the spring of 1865, Abraham Lincoln took a dangerous two-week trip to visit the troops on the front lines accompanied by his young son, seeing combat up close, meeting liberated slaves in the ruins of Richmond, and comforting wounded Union and Confederate soldiers. The power of Lincoln’s personal example in the closing days...
Publisher: Simon & Schuster (February 15, 2022)  Pages: ‎368 pages  ISBN-10: 1982108126  ISBN-13: 978-1982108120  ASIN:‎ B09841HVM6

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John Avlon is a senior political analyst and anchor at CNN. He is an award-winning columnist and the author of Independent NationWingnuts, and Washington’s Farewell. Previously, he was the editor-in-chief and managing director of The Daily Beast and served as chief speechwriter for the Mayor of New York during the attacks of 9/11. He lives with his wife Margaret Hoover and their two children in New York.

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