NBC12 News is reporting that Governor McDonnell announced that starting this Fall, Steven Spielberg will be in Richmond and the surrounding area to film “Team of Rivals”, based on the book about Abraham Lincoln by Doris Kearns Goodwin.
Starring Daniel Day-Lewis and Sally Field, this is sure to be a fantastic movie. Since they’re starting filming in the Fall, you have plenty of time to check out “Team of Rivals” from our library. It’s a hefty book at over 750 pages, but for those interested in The Civil War and Lincoln’s political strategies, it’s sure to be an excellent read.
You might also be interested in seeing the author talk about her book with Jon Stewart on The Daily Show in 2005