Lincoln’s Press Power Play: Then and Now

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President-elect Donald Trump, left, and his wife Melania Trump arrive to the "Make America Great Again Welcome Concert" at the Lincoln Memorial, Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017, in Washington.

Harold Holzer, Jonathan F. Fanton Director of Hunter College's Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute, Abraham Lincoln scholar and author of Lincoln and the Power of the Press: The War for Public Opinion  (Simon and Schuster 2014), contextualizes Trump's relationship with the press through the historical lens of Lincoln's relationship with the media.