Lincoln http://kcur.org en How Lincoln's Confidants Remade His Image http://kcur.org/post/how-lincolns-confidants-remade-his-image <p>The image we have of Abraham Lincoln today as the Great Emancipator, father figure and military genius might not be what it is if not for two men: John Hays and John Nicolay. “The boys,” as the president affectionately called them, were Lincoln’s right-hand men during the course of his presidency.</p><p>On Friday's <a href="http://kcur.org/programs/date"><em>Up to Date</em></a>, we talk about the men who dutifully reshaped Lincoln’s image in the years following his assassination.</p><p><strong>Guest: </strong></p> Fri, 28 Feb 2014 17:58:14 +0000 Steve Kraske & Beth Lipoff 51974 at http://kcur.org How Lincoln's Confidants Remade His Image A Rival Who Became 'Indispensable' http://kcur.org/post/rival-who-became-indispensable <p><strong>William Seward</strong> may be famous for his "folly" of <strong>purchasing Alaska for the United States</strong>, but he also led the <strong>team of rivals</strong> Pres. Abraham Lincoln assembled to guide him in his administration. Tue, 05 Feb 2013 16:50:47 +0000 Beth Lipoff & Steve Kraske 31486 at http://kcur.org A Rival Who Became 'Indispensable' Lincoln's Struggle For A United Front http://kcur.org/post/lincolns-struggle-united-front <p>In 1862, <strong>Abraham Lincoln </strong>glued together pieces of a fractured nation to support his cause against all odds. But how did he do it?</p><p> Wed, 31 Oct 2012 03:59:57 +0000 Beth Lipoff & Steve Kraske 26806 at http://kcur.org Lincoln's Struggle For A United Front Abraham Lincoln: Fast & Loose With Civil Liberties? http://kcur.org/post/abraham-lincoln-fast-loose-civil-liberties <p>The Civil War tested the U.S. Constitution in ways unseen before or since.&nbsp; Civil liberties were challenged and presidential powers stretched in President Abraham Lincoln&rsquo;s efforts to save the nation.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 25 Jul 2012 22:25:26 +0000 Stephen Steigman & Steve Kraske 21646 at http://kcur.org Abraham Lincoln: Fast & Loose With Civil Liberties?