A revealing account of the man known as Honest Abe. Unveil the little-known dark side of America's sixteenth president with this shocking biography. Using speeches and writings by the founding fathers, constitutional scholars, and even Lincoln himself, Walter Donald Kennedy lays out clear and convincing arguments that many of the cherished facts about the Great Emancipator aren't facts at all! Surprising tidbits include Lincoln's atheistic tendencies, friendship with Marxist leaders, and complete disregard for the constitutional legality of secession. Get ready to relearn the history of the president who shaped the United States of America into the nation it is today--for better or, as Kennedy suggests, for worse.