- Published: [Venice, Calif.?] : L.A. Theatre Works, 2009.
- Year Published: 2009
- Description: 2 sound discs : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
- Language: English
- Format: CD
- Simonson, Eric.
- Loewenberg, Susan Albert.
- Rabe, Lily.
- Giamatti, Paul.
- Strathairn, David.
- Gleason, James.
- Cochran, Shannon.
- Lincoln, Abraham, -- 1809-1865 -- Drama. -- Political and social views
- Douglas, Stephen A. -- 1813-1861 -- Drama. -- Political and social views
- Lincoln-Douglas Debates, Ill., 1858 -- Drama.
- United States -- Drama. -- Politics and government -- 1857-1861
- Illinois -- Drama. -- Politics and government -- To 1865
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Norman Corwin's The rivalry
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Call number: CD Radio Corwin Norman Oversize
Available Copies: Downtown 1st Floor
Running time: 104 min.
Starring in order of appearance: Lily Rabe (Adele Douglas), Paul Giamatti (Stephen A. Douglas), David Strathairn (Abraham Lincoln), James Gleason (Rep. Committeeman / Reporter), Shannon Cochran (Lady Douglasite).
Academy Award nominees Paul Giamatti and David Strathairn star in Norman Corwin's 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 -- above all, those of slavery and the American concept of freedom. As seen through the eyes of Douglas' young wife Adele (Lily Rabe), the play illuminates two of the most charismatic politicians of any era. Also stars James Gleason and Shannon Cochran. Directed by Academy Award winner Eric Simonson. - Container.
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