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Abraham Lincoln: The Master of Fake News with Elizabeth Mitchell

October 30, 2020
00:00 36:45
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They called him Honest Abe, but according to author Elizabeth Mitchell, Abraham Lincoln wasn't always honest. In fact, few presidents have more effectively manipulated the media. In this episode, Ms. Mitchell discusses her new book, Lincoln's Lie: A True Civil War Caper Through Fake News, Wall Street, and the White House.
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Host: Richard Lim
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Artist: Nip Rogers,

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