Transcript for Bill Clinton's 'Lincoln' Moment at Golden Globe Awards
There was a surprise guest at Sunday's Golden Globes that former president who brought the audience to. See what happens in holding -- star -- A tough fight. To push a bill through a bitterly divided House of Representatives. Winning it required the president to make a lot unsavory deals. That nothing to do the big issue. I wouldn't know anything about that. President Lincoln struggled to abolish slavery. Reminds us that enduring progress is sports and a cauldron. Of both principal and compromise. This British film shows us how I did it -- gives us hope that we can do it again. And Lincoln we see a man more adjusting on the legends. And a far better guide for future presidents. Every hard fought effort to perfect our union. Has demanded the same. Same. Combination. Of steely resolve. And necessary compromises that Lincoln -- -- to preserve the union and in slavery. We're all here tonight. Because he didn't. Let's take a look at Stephen Spielberg's extraordinary. Lincoln.
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