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SIU Reviews: Lincoln

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As part of SIU Review's special Oscar preview, film critic Walter Metz takes a closer look at Steven Spielberg’s Lincoln. This is an encore presentation of Metz's review that first aired in December.

Lincoln is a theatrical accounting of President Abraham Lincoln’s effort to abolish slavery during a transitional period of the nation’s history near the end of the Civil War.

Walter Metz is the Chair of the Department of Cinema and Photography at Southern Illinois University Carbondale. 

SIU Reviews is a regular series on WSIU Radio.