David Von Drehle has pinpointed 1862 as "the most eventful year in American history". He writes about it in his new book Rise to Greatness: Abraham Lincoln and America’s Most Perilous Year. Drehle is the editor-at-large at Time magazine and the author of Triangle: The Fire That Changed America. [Broadcast Date: December 4, 2012]
Listen to Rise to Greatness by David Von Drehle.