RE: [civilwarwest] Steven Spielberg begins filming Lincoln
- I read the book. It was so interesting and I felt so close to the
characters in the book that I found it hard to put down and I finished it in
a week. I was so disappointed when I finished the book because I wanted
more. It is a great book. The author covers in detail the lives of
Lincoln, Stanton, Chase, Seward and Bates, in particular their rise in
politics, their strivings for the 1860 nomination and the interactions
between as a part of the cabinet. I felt like I knew each one after reading
this book. If the movie faithfully follows the book, it should be an
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Subject: [civilwarwest] Steven Spielberg begins filming Lincoln
A friend works in the movie industry (Gaffer) and
mentioned to me last evening that he is set to start
working on Steven Spielberg's Abraham Lincoln movie.
It was confirmed by the local press this morning and
shooting started today. Liam Neeson the "King of the
Biopics" and the star of Schindler's List, Rob Roy,
Michael Collins, and Kinsey, will play Lincoln. The
movie will be based on "Team of Rivals : The Political
Genius of Abraham Lincoln" a biography of Lincoln by
historian Doris Kearns Goodwin, (has anyone read this
If done in the usual Spielberg style this could be a
very interesting movie. It is bound to raise interest
in the Civil War and Lincoln himself. A Win-Win for us.
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