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Lincoln, Congress and 'This Mighty Scourge'

Historian James McPherson examines how Abraham Lincoln overrode the powers of Congress during the Civil War in his new book, This Mighty Scourge.

McPherson tells Scott Simon about the repercussions of Lincoln's actions and how they reverberate today.

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