And, finally, Lincoln was not a good impromptu speaker; he was at his best when he could read from a carefully prepared manuscript. Though maybe a teleprompter could have helped that!
Their correspondence was something like a duet between a tuba and a piccolo.
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|Birth:||1st October, 1920|
|Death:||17th May, 2009|
|Profession:||Author, Historian, Professor|
David Herbert Donald was born in Goodman, Mississippi. He was an American historian, best known for his acclaimed 1995 biography of Abraham Lincoln. He twice won the Pulitzer Prize for Biography for earlier works; he published more than 30 books on United States political and literary figures and the history of the American South. Majoring in history and sociology, he earned his bachelor's degree from Millsaps College in Jackson, Mississippi. He earned his PhD in 1946 under the eminent, leading Lincoln scholar, James G. Randall at the University of Illinois. He adapted and published the dissertation as his first book, Lincoln's Herndon. He was the Charles Warren Professor of American History at Harvard University.
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