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Lincoln’s Team of Rivals

From: AARP Radio
Series: Prime Time Radio
Length: 01:00:13

Famed historian Doris Kearns Goodwin explores the political genius of “Honest Abe”.

Mike_ptr_thumb_small Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Doris Kearns Goodwin wrote definitive books on Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, Lyndon Johnson, and the Kennedys. This time around she spent ten years learning about Abraham Lincoln--exploring the personality, ambition, and political genius of the enigmatic leader. Goodwin’s new book, Team of Rivals, is an exhaustive biography of “honest Abe”. On this edition of Prime Time Radio, she joins host Mike Cuthbert for a special hour-long conversation about how Lincoln made allies out of enemies to successfully maneuver the nation through its most trying time--the Civil War.

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Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Doris Kearns Goodwin wrote definitive books on Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, Lyndon Johnson, and the Kennedys. This time around she spent ten years learning about Abraham Lincoln--exploring the personality, ambition, and political genius of the enigmatic leader. Goodwin’s new book, Team of Rivals, is an exhaustive biography of “honest Abe”. On this edition of Prime Time Radio, she joins host Mike Cuthbert for a special hour-long conversation about how Lincoln made allies out of enemies to successfully maneuver the nation through its most trying time--the Civil War.

Timing and Cues

TIMINGS AND CUES:

00:00 - 01:00 :60 Billboard (promotes both halves)

01:00 - 01:05 Silent Pause (allows cutaway to newscast)

01:05 - 28:05 PRIME TIME RADIO Segment #1—
“Team of Rivals, Part 1”
(optional fundraising cutaway between 21:00-23:00; Outcueto alert stations to cutaway: "I'm Mike Cuthbert. This is Prime Time Radio.")

28:05 - 30:05 MOVIES FOR GROWNUPS with Bill Newcott—
“The Unspoken Talent of Harold Lloyd”

30:05 - 30:07 Silent Pause
(allows stations to cutaway for I.D., weather report, etc.)

30:07 - 30:35 Billboard for Segment #2 (runs :27)

30:35 - 54:00 PRIME TIME RADIO Segment #2—
“Team of Rivals, Part 2”
(optional fundraising cutaway between 45:00-47:00; Outcue to alert stations to cutaway: "I'm Mike Cuthbert. This is Prime Time Radio.")

54:00 - 54:05 Silent Pause

54:05 - 59:00 PRIME TIME POSTSCRIPT—
“Beard and Moustache World Championships”
(optional module for stations that do not insert a newscast at the top of the hour)

59:00 - 59:05 Silent Pause

59:05 - 59:25 :20 Promo

59:25 - 59:30 Silent Pause

59:30 - 59:59 :29 Promo

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http://www.aarp.org/radio