"From town to town, they [Lincoln and Douglas] knocked it around," Moore says. "And Lincoln made his sentiments very clear in those debates, and they were reported nationwide. So there was no doubt about what this guy thought about slavery.""This guy" musta been somethin' else.
Dred Scott's sesquicentennial
Someone remembered the anniversary of the Dred Scott decision - a museum in St. Louis - and the local press managed to run a 1,500-word story about it without mentioning the name of Montgomery Blair. Notice also the local historian making Gallagher-type utterances: