Hollywood Offers Revisionist History In 'Lincoln' Film

, The Connecticut Law Tribune

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.

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