The Railsplitter: The Abraham Lincoln Podcast
#151 The Conspirator

#151 The Conspirator

April 16, 2021

This week we discuss the film, The Conspirator, in collaboration with Civil War Breakfast Club podcast. It was directed by Robert Redford and premiered in 2010 at the Toronto International Film Festival (with a wider release in 2011.)

#150 CNN Original Series “Lincoln: Divided We Stand” (Episodes 3 - 6) & News

#150 CNN Original Series “Lincoln: Divided We Stand” (Episodes 3 - 6) & News

April 9, 2021

This week on the show we finish our discussion of the CNN Original Series "Lincoln: Divided We Stand" and mention a few news items as well.

#149 Secretary of War Simon Cameron

#149 Secretary of War Simon Cameron

March 12, 2021

On this week's show we discuss Lincoln's first Secretary of War, Simon Cameron, and the events that led to his "firing."

#148 CNN Original Series “Lincoln: Divided We Stand” (Episodes 1 & 2)

#148 CNN Original Series “Lincoln: Divided We Stand” (Episodes 1 & 2)

February 26, 2021

This week we discuss the first two episodes of the CNN Original Series "Lincoln: Divided We Stand".

#147 Books We’ve Read & Books We’re Reading

#147 Books We’ve Read & Books We’re Reading

February 5, 2021

This week we discuss books we read in 2020 and books we are looking forward to (that are being published in 2021).

#146 Attack on the United States Capitol

#146 Attack on the United States Capitol

January 15, 2021

This week we discuss the attack on the US Capitol and how it connects back to Lincoln and the Civil War.

#145 2020 Holiday Episode

#145 2020 Holiday Episode

December 18, 2020

It's time for our annual Holiday episode! We hope everyone has a safe and healthy holiday season and wish all of our listeners the very best in 2021.

#144 Lincoln, Buchanan & the Transition of Power

#144 Lincoln, Buchanan & the Transition of Power

December 4, 2020

We discuss the transition of power between Buchanan & Lincoln which was undoubtedly a challenging one.

EDITOR'S NOTE: We had some issues with mics during this episode so the sound quality isn't as good as I would have liked it to be. I'll work on correcting this for the next episode.

#143 The 157th Anniversary of the Gettysburg Address

#143 The 157th Anniversary of the Gettysburg Address

November 20, 2020

"..of the people, by the people..."

This week we discuss the Gettysburg Address on its 157th anniversary.

#142 If Abraham Lincoln Were Here in 2020

#142 If Abraham Lincoln Were Here in 2020

October 30, 2020

This week we are focused on the election and apply what we have learned about Lincoln and how it relates to 2020.

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