Most filmgoers will see the 'Lincoln' film, nominated for 12 Academy Awards, as biographical. Public opinion is shaped by portrayals like this, so its factual errors can't be discounted. I’ve seen first-hand the problems with a popular historical narrative that doesn’t get the story right.
He shuffles speaking slots in the shortened event to keep up with fast-moving developments.
He’ll make his speech in Denver Thursday as the first African-American to win his party’s nod.