Profiles in History
Tue November 15, 2011
Harold Holzer on Lincoln's life and presidency
With the beginning of the American Civil War marking its 150th anniversary in 2011, 'New York NOW' took a closer look at America's sixteenth president, Abraham Lincoln, with world-renowned Lincoln expert Harold Holzer. Having written more than 40 books on the former president, Holzer has no shortage of stories about Lincoln's life and surprising vanity. Holzer, who was an aide under former New York Gov. Mario Cuomo, also discusses his views on Gov. Andrew Cuomo. Watch the video below for more.