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Was Lincoln’s Thanksgiving Proclamation Inspired by Help from Tsar Alexander II? — How Russians Advanced Careers of Grant and Thomas, The Rock of Chickamauga

Webster G. Tarpley, Ph.D.
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September 27, 2013

Recorded on September 24, 2013 at the National Press Club

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Cassius Marcellus Clay

“I did more than any man to overthrow slavery. I carried Russia with US”
— Cassius Marcellus Clay of Kentucky, Lincoln’s Ambassador to the Court of St. Petersburg

“I did more than any man to overthrow slavery. I carried Russia with US”
— Cassius Marcellus Clay of Kentucky, Lincoln’s Ambassador to the Court of St. Petersburg
Liberator of 23 million serfs and Lincoln’s only international friend
— Tsar Alexander II of Russia, assassinated in 1881
Wanted to burn Boston and New York, stopped by Russian threat
— Lord John Russell, British Foreign Secretary, 1859-1865
Ships that changed the course of world history
— The Russian Baltic fleet at anchor in New York, September-October, 1863
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