Revisiting Abraham Lincoln’s law career with Julie Fenster

The year was 1856, a pivotal year in American political history. That’s when the Republican Party formed, and the year that Abraham Lincoln decided to become a member. Historian Julie Fenster joins Coy Barefoot on WINA’s “Charlottesville–Right Now!” to talk about her new book, The Case of Abraham Lincoln: A Story of Adultery, Murder and the Making of a Great President. Read more of Fenster’s work at her blog at American Heritage.