The Life of Abraham Lincoln, Volume 1


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Volume 1 of Ida Tarbell's biography of Lincoln covers his life from his boyhood to his election to the presidency in 1860. Tarbell, in addition to her famous work in investigative journalism (in particular, her influential expose of The Standard Oil Company), was a noted Lincoln scholar. Her writings on Lincoln, originally published as articles in McClure's Magazine, were highly acclaimed. - Summary by Ciufi Galeazzi

LIfe of Abraham Lincoln, Volume 2 (14 hr 31 min)

Chapters

The Origin of the Lincoln Family- The Lincolns in Kentucky - Birth of Abraham L… 28:22 Read by Ciufi Galeazzi
The Lincolns Leave Kentucky for Southern Indiana - Conditions of Life in Their … 17:28 Read by Ciufi Galeazzi
Abraham Lincoln's Early Opportunities - The Books He Read - Trips to New Orlean… 30:07 Read by Ciufi Galeazzi
The Lincolns Leave Indiana - The Journey to Illinois - Abraham Lincoln Strikes … 30:04 Read by Ciufi Galeazzi
Lincoln Secures a Position - He Studies Grammar - First Appearance in Politics 30:41 Read by Ciufi Galeazzi
The Black Hawk War - Lincoln Chosen Captain of a Company - Reenlists as an Inde… 30:17 Read by Ciufi Galeazzi
Lincoln Runs for State Assembly and is Defeated - Storekeeper - Student - Postm… 32:40 Read by Ciufi Galeazzi
Electioneering in Illinois in 1834 - Lincoln Reads Law - First Term as an Assem… 33:23 Read by Ciufi Galeazzi
Lincoln is Re-Elected to the Illinois Assembly - His First Published Address - … 44:20 Read by Ciufi Galeazzi
Lincoln Begins to Study Law - Mary Owens - A Newspaper Contest - Growth of Poli… 47:49 Read by Ciufi Galeazzi
Lincoln's Engagement to Mary Todd - Breaking of the Engagement - Lincoln-Shield… 45:30 Read by Ciufi Galeazzi
Lincoln Becomes a Candidate for Congress and is Defeated - On the Stump in 1844… 33:02 Read by Ciufi Galeazzi
Lincoln in Washington in 1847 - He Opposes the Mexican War - Campaigning in New… 39:54 Read by Ciufi Galeazzi
Lincoln at Niagara- Secures a Patent for an Invention - Abandons Politics and D… 33:54 Read by Ciufi Galeazzi
Lincoln on the Circuit - His Humor and Persuasiveness - His Manner of Preparing… 30:11 Read by Ciufi Galeazzi
Lincoln's Important Law Cases - Defence of a Slave Girl - The McCormick Case - … 48:23 Read by Ciufi Galeazzi
Lincoln Re-Enters Politics 45:53 Read by Ciufi Galeazzi
The Lincoln-Douglas Debates, Part 1 34:41 Read by Ciufi Galeazzi
The Lincoln-Douglas Debates, Part 2 39:19 Read by Ciufi Galeazzi
Lincoln's Nomination in 1860, Part 1 26:13 Read by Ciufi Galeazzi
Lincoln's Nomination in 1860, Part 2 25:55 Read by Ciufi Galeazzi
The Campaign of 1860, Part 1 28:36 Read by Ciufi Galeazzi
The Campaign of 1860, Part 2 30:18 Read by Ciufi Galeazzi
Mr. Lincoln as President-Elect, Part 1 43:57 Read by Ciufi Galeazzi
Mr. Lincoln as President-Elect, Part 2 40:08 Read by Ciufi Galeazzi