David Strathairn on being Seward
The Atlantic – Fact-Checking ‘Lincoln': Lincoln’s Mostly Realistic; His Advisers Aren’t
“One can find matters small and large with which to quibble. With the exception of Secretary of State William Seward (played convincingly by David Strathairn), Lincoln presents almost every public figure as either comical, quirky, weak-kneed or pathetically self-interested.”
The Daily Beast – Is Steven Spielberg’s Historical Epic, ‘Lincoln,’ Really That Great?
Slate.com – What Did the People of Lincoln Really Look Like?
The Hollywood Reporter – Lincoln: Film Review: The Bottom Line An absorbing, densely packed, sometimes funny telling of the 16th president’s masterful effort in manipulating the passage of the 13th Amendment.
The Post-Standard – William H. Seward and Doris Kearns Goodwin – with help from Steven Spielberg – have cooked up the hottest ticket in Central New York
“CBS This Morning Reads,” a monthly reading initiative with the programs viewers and readers. The first book on the lineup is “Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln,” by Doris Kearns Goodwin. Goodwin will be appearing on the morning program the same day as her lecture in Auburn.
Doris Kearns Goodwin on Lincoln
Lincoln Trailer: Unite
MTV.com – ‘Lincoln': The Reviews Are In!
Deadlin.com – ‘Lincoln’ Premieres At New York Film Festival; Steven Spielberg Glad Film Comes Out Post-Election So It Isn’t Turned Into “Political Football”
““You could see what an amazing counterpart that [Secretary of State William] Seward (David Strathairn) was to Lincoln, and how Lincoln did use opposition and contention and opposite opinion to almost mold and form his own opinion. It was this team of rivals that brought him to the nexus of his administration,” Spielberg said.
Los Angles Times – ‘Lincoln’ sets off on awards campaign trail
Hollywood Reporter – ‘Lincoln’ New York Film Fest Screening Turns Oscar Race Upside-Down (Analysis)