[Marxism] Eric Foner letter on Lincoln

Louis Proyect lnp3 at panix.com
Sun Dec 2 20:45:20 MST 2012


On 12/2/12 10:41 PM, Greg McDonald wrote:
> I just returned from having watched the movie with a friend. I have to
> say that Stevens was portrayed in in a favorable light. Played by
> Tommy Lee Jones, his witty and sarcastic demeanor was in full display,
> as he dressed down the pro-slavery democrats and at the same time did
> not allow himself to be baited by them. He was permitted to take the
> signed 13th amendment home, where he promptly delivered it to his
> African-American housekeeper/mistress, and in a quaint bedroom scene,
> they read the bill aloud.

Did he touch a dead plant with his index finger and bring it back to 
life as well?





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