An entire wall in Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Doris Kearns Goodwin’s home library in Concord is lined with books about Abraham Lincoln, research material that helped shape her 2005 book “Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln.” Portions of Goodwin’s book became the basis for Steven Spielberg’s film “Lincoln,” a project on which she’s been a close collaborator. With “Lincoln” opening in theaters nationwide, she sat down to discuss the 16th president as historical figure and movie subject.
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