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The Resource Lincoln's last trial : the murder case that propelled him to the presidency, Dan Abrams and David Fisher, (electronic resource)

Lincoln's last trial : the murder case that propelled him to the presidency, Dan Abrams and David Fisher, (electronic resource)

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Lincoln's last trial : the murder case that propelled him to the presidency
Title
Lincoln's last trial
Title remainder
the murder case that propelled him to the presidency
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Dan Abrams and David Fisher
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eng
Summary
At the end of the summer of 1859, twenty-two-year-old Peachy Quinn Harrison went on trial for murder in Springfield, Illinois. Abraham Lincoln, who had been involved in more than three thousand cases-including more than twenty-five murder trials-during his two-decades-long career, was hired to defend him. This was to be his last great case as a lawyer. What normally would have been a local case took on momentous meaning. Lincoln's debates with Senator Stephen Douglas the previous fall had gained him a national following, transforming the little-known, self-taught lawyer into a respected politician. He was being urged to make a dark-horse run for the presidency in 1860. Taking this case involved great risk. His reputation was untarnished, but should he lose this trial, should Harrison be convicted of murder, the spotlight now focused so brightly on him might be dimmed. He had won his most recent murder trial with a daring and dramatic maneuver that had become a local legend, but another had ended with his client dangling from the end of a rope. The case posed painful personal challenges for Lincoln. The murder victim had trained for the law in his office, and Lincoln had been his friend and his mentor. His accused killer, the young man Lincoln would defend, was the son of a close friend and loyal supporter. And to win this trial he would have to form an unholy allegiance with a longtime enemy, a revivalist preacher he had twice run against for political office-and who had bitterly slandered Lincoln as an "infidelіtoo lacking in faith" to be elected
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technical information on music
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Midwest
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973.7092
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not applicable
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other
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Read by Dan Abrams and Adam Verner
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adult
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Lincoln's last trial : the murder case that propelled him to the presidency, Dan Abrams and David Fisher, (electronic resource)
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online resource
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spoken word
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spw
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rdacontent.
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MWT12064343
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (8hr., 58 min.))
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unknown
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781488204593
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(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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computer
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rdamedia.
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c
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digital.
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MWT12064343
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access
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sound
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digital recording
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  • other
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other
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12064343
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Lincoln's last trial : the murder case that propelled him to the presidency, Dan Abrams and David Fisher, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
MWT12064343
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (8hr., 58 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781488204593
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT12064343
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
12064343
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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