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Op-Ed: Emancipation Proclamation A 'Huge' Risk

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In The New York Times, history professor Richard Striner disagrees that too much emphasis has been placed on the Emancipation Proclamation. Rather, he argues, "the truth is that Lincoln's proclamation was ... a huge gamble by a leader who sought to be — and who became — America's great liberator."
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