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Abraham Lincoln speaks before the Cooper Union in New York City

Abraham Lincoln, June 3, 1860, detail
02/27/1860
Abraham Lincoln addressed a demanding audience at the Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art in New York City in a speech that helped him win the Republican nomination for president.  (By John Osborne)  
Source Citation: 
Harold Holzer, Lincoln at Cooper Union: The Speech That Made Abraham Lincoln President (New York: Simon & Schuster, 2004), 1.
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