This radio play from the L.A. Theatre Works series presents The Rivalry, a play by Norman Corwin. Paul Giamatti and David Strathairn star in this electrifying dramatization of the history-making Lincoln-Douglas debates. This fierce rivalry between rising legislator Abraham Lincoln and incumbent Senator Stephen A. Douglas tackled some of the day's most passionate and controversial issues: slavery and the American concept of freedom.
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