Abraham Lincoln came to life in 2012 with Steven Spielberg's film. Was the real Lincoln portrayed on the screen? The following has been said about Lincoln: tyrant, homosexual, atheist and racist. The racist charge was the one most heard in 2017. In 2017, Abraham Lincoln was ranked #1 by historians. We will examine the battles over what the history books should say about the 16th President of the United States. What is the “truth” about Lincoln? Does he deserve that #1 ranking? Please remember that beliefs have consequences.