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James Oakes, Author of “The Crooked Path to Abolition”

December 04, 2023

Professor James Oakes is an award-winning historian of Abraham Lincoln, his presidency, and the issue of slavery in American history. On this week’s “Leaders and Legends” podcast, we discuss the Great Emancipator’s place in American legend, his relationship with titans such as Frederick Douglass, and Lincoln’s leadership during the American Civil War.




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