Want better video quality? Sign in to access HD streaming!


Want to watch better-quality PBS Video? Sign in to access HD streaming!

When you sign in, you'll become a PBS Insider and we'll share your contact information with your local PBS station. You may receive updates to help you stay connected with what's happening online and in your community. Privacy Policy


What We Can Learn From Lincoln

  • Aired: 03/08/2013
  • 52:46
  • Rating: NR
Pulitzer Prize winner Tony Kushner, who wrote the Oscar-nominated screenplay for Lincoln, talks about finding the man inside the monument, and what Abraham Lincoln -- 147 years after his death -- can still teach us all about politics, compromise, and the survival of American democracy.
Embed Options
Close ×
What We Can Learn From Lincoln
What We Can Learn From Lincoln
Lincoln screenwriter Tony Kushner on the history lesson of politics.
Please copy this text to your clipboard.
Problems Playing Video ?
PBS Anywhere - funder area



Watch videos from your favorite PBS KIDS shows with the PBS KIDS Video app for your tablet or phone.

Downton Abbey Collection

Bring home the complete collection: DVDs, Blu-rays, books, gifts and more. Visit ShopPBS.


helps all of us explore new worlds and ideas. Give Now