Embedded Player Politicians love to invoke Honest Abe Lincoln, often while twisting his legacy to fit their own purposes. But who was the man, really? Steve Inskeep talks to three Lincoln historians — Andy Ferguson, of the Weekly Standard, and Doris Kearns Goodwin and Eric Foner — about the books they think best capture the former president's character. (This piece initially aired April 10, 2012 on Morning Edition.)