By Ward Hill Lamon
"Recollections of Abraham Lincoln 1847-1865 by way of Ward Hill Lamon continues to be a vital source for an individual who needs to grasp extra in regards to the internal workings of the Lincoln White condominium, and the humor, honesty, and kindness attribute of the intense guy who fought to revive the Union and finish slavery in the US. it's a subject of ask yourself that now not till Salvador Litvak made up our minds to dramatize the Lincoln-Lamon friendship in his 2013 movie, Saving Lincoln—which encouraged this long-needed, hugely welcome reissue—that no playwright or filmmaker has ever mined this exceedingly wealthy source, or for that subject the original dating among the biographer and his celebrated topic, and the inexplicable friendship that the majority Lincoln hagiographers most well-liked to erase from history."
- From the foreword through Harold Holzer
This thoroughly new version of Ward Hill Lamon's e-book comprises the textual content and resource files from the 1895 and 1911 variants, plus an in-depth foreword by means of Harold Holzer, an creation via Saving Lincoln director Salvador Litvak, and lots of of the Civil battle pictures used to make the movie. the unique publication has been redesigned for stronger clarity, and an index has been added.
Saving Lincoln is the genuine tale of President Abraham Lincoln and his closest buddy, U.S. Marshal Ward Hill Lamon, that includes units made out of real Civil conflict images.
“An vital movie that has to be visible. Saving Lincoln is relocating, creative, unique and impressive.”
- Michael Medved, syndicated radio host
“A movie with personality... exhibits the human facet of the President.”
- Louis Saenz, NPR