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Congressional Republicans are taking in a movie. They are getting a lesson in art of compromise by watching Steven Spielberg’s Lincoln. In the latest epic motion picture, President Abraham Lincoln (played by Daniel Day Lewis) and Secretary of State William Seward (played by David Strathairn)...
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LINCOLN a film review  by Jeanne Powell  Director Stephen Spielberg’s Oscar-worthy film is adapted from historian Doris Kearns Goodwin’s 2005 best-seller, Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln.  Tony Kushner’s screenplay is ambitious and successful with a difficult...