Presidents

"Congressman Lincoln: The Making of America's Greatest President"

Chris DeRose

About the Program

Chris DeRose recounts Abraham Lincoln's single term in Congress.   Lincoln, a Whig Party representative from Illinois, arrived in Washington in 1847 with little name recognition.  The author examines the future president's political thinking and personal life during his start in national politics.   Chris DeRose speaks at Changing Hands Bookstore in Tempe, Arizona. 

About the Authors

Chris DeRose

Chris DeRose is the author of Founding Rivals: Madison vs. Monroe, the Bill of Rights, and the Election That Saved a Nation.  He is a political strategist who recently served as Director of Election Day Operations for Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell.


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"Congressman Lincoln: The Making of America's Greatest President"

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  • Monday, March 25th at 4am (ET)
  • Saturday, March 2nd at 9:30am (ET)
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  • Saturday, February 23rd at 7pm (ET)
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