Young Mr. Lincoln, presented in partnership with the Abraham Lincoln Institute and in conjunction with Cultural Tourism DC’s “Warm Up to a Museum” campaign, follows a 10-year period in Lincoln’s life before he became known to his nation and the world. From his boyhood days to his early law practice, director John Ford tells the story of the man who would eventually become known as “The Great Emancipator.” Stars Henry Fonda. Nominated for an Academy Award in 1940. (100 min., 1939)
Film is free and open to the public. Seating is first come, first served. Please enter through the Special Events Entrance on the corner of 7th and Constitution Avenue, NW.
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Added by Kawilmes on February 2, 2007