Originally produced for television broadcast 1988.
Based on the book: Lincoln, by Gore Vidal.
At head of title: Gore Vidal's.
Reveals the political and personal struggles of President Lincoln as he guided the nation through the Civil War while confronting his own family tragedies.
Director, Lamont Johnson; teleplay, Ernest Kinoy; producers, Bob Christiansen and Rick Rosenberg; executive producers, Sheldon Pinchuk and Bill and Pat Finnegan; editor, James Oliver; production designer, Paul Peters; director of photography, William Wages; music, Ernest Gold.