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The Eloquent President

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How did Abraham Lincoln, who had less than a year of formal education, become one of the most eloquent presidents ever to occupy the White House? In an acclaimed book, historian Ronald C. White charts Lincoln's development as a writer and speaker. Book Information The Eloquent President: A Portrait of Lincoln through His Words by Ronald C. White, Jr. (Random House, 2005)

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