Plot: As the Civil War continues to rage, America’s president struggles with continuing carnage on the battlefield and as he fights with many inside his own cabinet on the decision to emancipate the slaves. Add Full Plot Add Synopsis Plot Keywords: Civil War  Slavery  Speech  Team Conflict  Family Conflict   See »


Writers: Tony Kushner (screenplay), Doris Kearns Goodwin (book) (in part)


Cast: Joseph Gordon-Levitt … Robert Todd Lincoln
Daniel Day-Lewis … Abraham Lincoln
Tommy Lee Jones … Thaddeus Stevens
Jackie Earle Haley … Alexander Stephens
Michael Stuhlbarg
Sally Field … Mary Todd Lincoln
James Spader … WN Bilbo
Jared Harris … Ulysses S. Grant
Lee Pace … Fernando Wood
John Hawkes … Robert Latham
David Strathairn … Secretary of State William Seward
Julie White … Elizabeth Blair Lee
Walton Goggins … Wells A. Hutchins
Bruce McGill … Edwin Stanton
Adam Driver … Samuel Beckwith

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