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Tony Kushner based his screenplay for Lincoln in part on Doris Kearns Goodwin's biography of the president, Team of Rivals — but he read many other histories and biographies, in addition to Lincoln's own writings. DreamWorks/Twentieth Century Fox hide caption

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Kushner's 'Lincoln' Is Strange, But Also Savvy

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People's House John Williams
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Getting Out the Vote John Williams
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Bill Murray, Frances McDormand, Edward Norton and Bruce Willis star in the film — the story of a 12-year-old girl and boy who merge their imaginative worlds on an island off the coast of New England. Focus Features hide caption

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Wes Anderson, Creating A Singular 'Kingdom'

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Playful Pizzicato English Chamber Orchestra
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Carnaval Des Animaux: "Volière" Leonard Bernstein & New York Philharmonic
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Heroic Weather-Conditions of the Universe Alexandre Desplat
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