Uneasy Partners: Lincoln and Frederick Douglass, LBJ and Martin Luther King Jr. Lecture Video

Grade Range: 9-12
Resource Type(s): Interactives & Media
Duration: 96 minutes
Date Posted: 3/31/2010

In this archived panel discussion, experts compare, contrast, and contextualize the relationships between President Lincoln and Frederick Douglass and President Johnson and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The content of the discussion includes comparison of the figures as orators, comparison of these historic figures to President Obama, and the personal and political constraints of the relationships between these figures.

This lecture is one in a series about issues that Abraham Lincoln faced as president that continue to confront the nation today.


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