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Episode 4

A Sacred Effort

Lincoln wins reelection. In the aftermath of the war, he commits himself to abolishing slavery and passes the 13th Amendment. Premiere Date: February 18, 2022

  • Depiction of Abraham Lincoln as featured in “Lincoln’s Dilemma” now streaming on Apple TV+.
  • Historical photo from the Civil War as featured in “Lincoln’s Dilemma” now streaming on Apple TV+.
  • Historian Kellie Carter Jackson as featured in “Lincoln’s Dilemma” now streaming on Apple TV+.
  • Abraham Lincoln (voiced by Bill Camp) and Frederick Douglass (voiced by Leslie Odom Jr.) in “Lincoln’s Dilemma,” now streaming on Apple TV+.

Episode 3

A New Birth of Freedom

Lincoln signs the Emancipation Proclamation, but Black Americans like Frederick Douglass know it’s a far cry from abolition. Premiere Date: February 18, 2022

  • Historical photo of Frederick Douglass as featured in “Lincoln’s Dilemma” now streaming on Apple TV+.
  • Historian Edna Greene Medford as featured in “Lincoln’s Dilemma” now streaming on Apple TV+.
  • Historian Christopher Bonner as featured in “Lincoln’s Dilemma” now streaming on Apple TV+.
  • Featured in “Lincoln’s Dilemma” now streaming on Apple TV+.
  • Featured in “Lincoln’s Dilemma” now streaming on Apple TV+.

Episode 2

So You See, the Man Moves

Thousands of enslaved people flee north and join Union forces, tipping the scales of military power. Lincoln strategizes the path to reunification. Premiere Date: February 18, 2022

  • Historical photo of Abraham Lincoln as featured in “Lincoln’s Dilemma” now streaming on Apple TV+.
  • Historical photo of Abraham Lincoln as featured in “Lincoln’s Dilemma” now streaming on Apple TV+.

Episode 1

The Anti-Slavery Candidate

As Lincoln prepares to take office, the debate over slavery pushes the country toward a civil war. Premiere Date: February 18, 2022

  • Depiction of Abraham Lincoln as featured in “Lincoln’s Dilemma” now streaming on Apple TV+.