September 26, 2022

‘Lincoln’s Dilemma’ Re-Examines the President’s Story for Apple TV+ (VIDEO)

Apple TV+ is unveiling its first have a look at the upcoming four-part documentary sequence Lincoln’s Dilemma with a brand new trailer.

Set to reach at President’s Day Weekend on Friday, February 18, the present is narrated by Jeffrey Wright and options the voices of Invoice Camp as Abraham Lincoln and Leslie Odom Jr. as Frederick Douglass. Lincoln’s Dilemma examines the enduring presidential determine together with the individuals and occasions that formed his evolving view of slavery.

Lincoln's Dilemma Apple TV+

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As teased within the trailer, under, the docuseries will discover never-before-heard tales about Lincoln, and spotlight a variety of close-up views of him as a person, unveiling a facet that anybody has not often seen of the sixteenth president. Primarily based on historian David S. Reynolds’ e-book, Abe: Abraham Lincoln in His Occasions, Lincoln‘s Dilemma options insights from a few of at this time’s journalists, educators, and Lincoln students.

Diving into the previous, Lincoln’s Dilemma additionally compares the president’s experiences in relation to the issues occurring at this time for a related and well timed exploration. Revisit the trajectory of Lincoln’s presidency because the present pulls again a curtain on the oversimplified historic narrative with regard to his views on the Union and his motivation to finish slavery.

Set in opposition to the Civil Struggle, Lincoln’s Dilemma additionally provides voice to the narratives of enslaved individuals to form a extra full view of an America that was divided over points together with economic system, race, and humanity. The docuseries is govt produced by Peter Kunhardt, Teddy Kunhardt, George Kunhardt, Josh Tyrangiel, Richard Plepler, director Jacqueline Olive, director Barak Goodman, and Jelani Cobb.

Catch a primary look, under, and don’t miss Lincoln’s Dilemma when it arrives later this month.

Lincoln’s Dilemma, Sequence Premiere, Friday, February 18, Apple TV+