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Lincoln's example, and our task to protect democracy

Historian Jon Meacham, author of "And There Was Light: Abraham Lincoln and the American Struggle," talks about how the 16th president faced an election during the Civil War, when the continuation of democracy was still an open question – and how it resonates with the first post-insurrection midterm election.
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