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—Anonymous

Synopsis: Newly elected President Lincoln gains strength from his family. His great cause-the American Union-is split asunder by civil war. With complete dedication to his cause, he leads his nation through its darkest hour, finding strength and solace where he can.


Reaction: A shortened version of the complex issues Lincoln had to go through, but it doesn't excessively over-simplify it for kids.


Personal Rating: 7/10

Select Cast and Crew
Richard Rich => Director
Brian Nissen => Writer
Lex de Azevedo => Composer
Carol Lynn Pearson => Songs
Anthony De Fonte => Abraham Lincoln (as Anthony Fonte) (voice)
Daniel A. Keeler => Man (as Dan Keeler) (voice)
David Kelly => Newspaperman (voice) / Seward
Dennis Reese => Reporter #1 (voice) / Hay
Doc Ballard => Frederick Douglass (voice)
Hugh Dignon => Wells (voice)
Jack Whitaker => Camera Man (voice)
Jillian Crane => Mary (voice)
Jonathan Best => Willie (voice)
Kevin Fabian => Angry Man (voice)
Kirt Bernhardt => Policeman (voice)
Lasondra Zarif => Solomon (as La Sondra Zarif) (voice)
Matthew Best => Tad (voice)
Paul O'Connor => Sumner (as Paul O'Conner) (voice)
Phil Hubbard => Chase (voice)
Ray Porter => Narrator (voice) / Stanton
Richard Elmore => Doctor / Reporter #2 (voice)