If you see the movie, you owe it to yourself to listen to this interview. Spielberg's basic premise is false. What is true is that Lincoln's presidency had a profound effect on the America we now live in, with so much power in the hands of a few corporate interests. There's a reason why the so-called Civil War (it was not) is still so hotly contentious. Author Professor Thomas DiLorenzo sheds a great deal of much needed light on the real Lincoln. Enjoy the movie, it's a good one, but recognize it is entertaining fiction. Here's the truth.