University of Missouri Press
Lincoln Returns to his Moral CenterLike most presidents, Abraham Lincoln faced the realities of public office and the fact that there is a difference between campaign speeches and policy. Lincoln gained national attention with his stand against slavery and ....
Benson, John S.
"Lincoln's Defense of Politics: The Public Man and His Opponents in the Crisis Over Slavery,"
Civil War Book Review: Vol. 8
Available at: https://digitalcommons.lsu.edu/cwbr/vol8/iss3/15