Person Place Thing: Randy Cohen With Eric Foner by 92Y published on 2013-06-11T21:22:04Z Historian Eric Foner is particularly admired for his writing on reconstruction. His most recent book, The Fiery Trial: Abraham Lincoln and American Slavery, won pretty much every prize going including the Pulitzer and – can this be right? – Cy Young Award. Probably a typo. He is our only guest to have written for robots, revising the scripts for Robot Abe Lincoln at Disneyworld and Disneyland.