Ken Ackerman’s Latest History: Abraham Lincoln’s Spoiled Son

Journal of the Abraham Lincoln AssociationHow hard was it for Robert Todd Lincoln-oldest son of the great president who won the Civil War, ended slavery, and today tops most polls as most admired leader in American history-to make a mark in life as anything except being his father’s son? Pretty darn hard.”

OFW Law’s Ken Ackerman takes on The Chosen Son, the latest revisionist book on Abraham Lincoln’s quarrelsome and controversial oldest son, in the newest issue of The Journal of the Abraham Lincoln Association.  See Ken’s review essay here.