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'Mr. Lincoln's Wars'

On the eve of President's Day, a new work of historical fiction looks at former President Abraham Lincoln from a variety of perspectives, ranging from his wife, Mary Todd Lincoln, to his assassin, John Wilkes Booth. NPR's Linda Wertheimer speaks with Adam Braver, author of Mr. Lincoln's Wars.

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As NPR's senior national correspondent, Linda Wertheimer travels the country and the globe for NPR News, bringing her unique insights and wealth of experience to bear on the day's top news stories.