Connecticut U.S. Representative Joe Courtney, a Democrat, slams "Lincoln" writer and the film's director, Steven Spielberg, and demands a public retraction and notice of correction to future film-watchers. In Courtney's mind, the mere suggestion that Connecticut was an anti-Lincoln, slavery-tolerant territory of indifferent Yankees is an outrage. Courtney's opportunistic grandstanding aside, he is right to complain.
Hollywood Offers Revisionist History In 'Lincoln' Film
The Connecticut Law Tribune
March 4, 2013
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