Lincoln's Leadership for a Multicultural World

October 12, 2009

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Abraham Lincoln may never have envisioned today's multicultural society, but it was during his tenure in public office that the immigrant population grew significantly. Listen as the Honorable Ruben Castillo, U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of Illinois, reflects on Lincoln's legacy and its impact on immigration, human rights, and citizenship today.

Presented in partnership with the National Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission.


Recorded Monday, October 12, 2009 at Chicago History Museum.