Behind the Lines

An Interview with Harold Holzer (2014)

Posted 10/31/2014 By David K. Thomson

Our conversation with Harold Holzer, the Senior Vice President for Public Affairs at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City and the Roger Hertog Fellow at the New-York Historical Society. In this interview, Holzer discusses his new book, Lincoln and the Power of the Press: The War for Public Opinion now out with Simon & Schuster. He talks about Lincoln's antebellum experience with the press and its influence on his wartime relationships with three specific editors: Horace Greeley, James Gordon Bennett, and Henry Raymond.

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