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Dr. Richard Carwardine - Historians Speak
British scholar Richard Carwardine discusses his years studying Abraham Lincoln. He was named Rhodes Professor of American History and Institutions at Oxford University in 2002, a post he held until 2009. He then served as president of Corpus Christi College, Oxford, from 2010 until his retirement in 2016. In 2002 he was asked to write a biography of Lincoln entitled "Lincoln: A Life of Purpose and Power," which was published in 2007 and for which he won the prestigious Lincoln Prize. His second book on Lincoln was published in 2017 and is entitled "Lincoln's Sense of Humor."