Josh Jones at Open Culture flags this fan-made video featuring a snippet of Bob Dylan’s dearly departed Theme Time Radio Hour (2006–09). Dylan introduces T.S. Eliot’s “The Waste Land” by saying it “commemorated the death of Abraham Lincoln.” Jones sees this as Dylan noting Eliot’s debt to Walt Whitman, specifically “When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloom’d,” which does actually meditate on the death of Lincoln.
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