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Steven Spielberg directs two-time Academy Award® winner Daniel Day-Lewis in Lincoln, a revealing drama that focuses on the 16th President’s tumultuous final months in office. In a nation divided by war and the strong winds of change, Lincoln pursues a course of action designed to end the war, unite the country and abolish slavery. With the moral courage and fierce determination to succeed, his choices during this critical moment will change the fate of generations to come.

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What Do Americans Really Know About Abraham Lincoln?

In conjunction with their work on the film Lincoln, Participant wanted to understand more about the American people's knowledge and perceptions of the second most-written-about person of all time (second only to Jesus of Nazareth).

So, just how important is Abraham Lincoln to Americans and the conversation about our national character today? 

Read the full report, "Americans' Perceptions of Abraham Lincoln", to find out.

What Do Americans Know About Abraham Lincoln?