He is concerned that his 1863 Emancipation Proclamation may be discarded by the courts after the war, and the proposed Thirteenth Amendment will be defeated by the returning slave states.He feels it imperative to pass the amendment beforehand, to remove any possibility that freed slaves might be re-enslaved.
That's when Field realized she was in jeopardy. Here the battle begins.'"" data-reactid="30"That actor was Liam Neeson. Here the battle begins.'"' Lincoln' star Daniel Day-Lewis heard the voice in his head]" data-reactid="31" than Abe. "I called Steven and said, ' I won't let you walk away from me. I won't let you do it.' He said, ' But Sally, I don't see you with Daniel.
I saw you with Liam, I don't see you with Daniel.'" (Neeson is five years younger than Field.)Field dug deeper in her effort to convince Spielberg.
Knowing he was worried about the age difference, she argued it won't appear that way on screen -- largely because Day-Lewis will look "worn and thin." She also told Spielberg that her age is an advantage to play the confident, educated, bold, overly-emotional Mary Todd Lincoln -- who was key in bringing her husband to power.
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In January 1865, President Abraham Lincoln expects the Civil War to end soon, with the defeat of the Confederate States.