spielberg http://wmuk.org en Lincoln: A theatrical tribute to an important figure in U.S. history http://wmuk.org/post/lincoln-theatrical-tribute-important-figure-us-history <p></p><p>In case you think Congressional gridlock is some sort of 21st century invention, director Steven Spielberg’s <a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0443272/"><em>Lincoln </em></a>should convince you otherwise. The recent battles over health care and debt ceilings are not all that different than the sort of storms President Abraham Lincoln faced in 1865 when he was trying to drum up support for the 13th amendment to the Constitution, which formally abolished slavery.</p><p> Thu, 15 Nov 2012 07:30:00 +0000 James Sanford 184 at http://wmuk.org Lincoln: A theatrical tribute to an important figure in U.S. history