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Bash for Dan Abrams’ New Book Lincoln’s Last Trial Draws Media Heavies

ABC’s chief legal analyst and Mediaite founder Dan Abrams launched his new book Lincoln’s Last Trial: The Murder Case That Propelled Him to the Presidency at a party at Michael’s restaurant in Manhattan.

The book tells the true story of Lincoln’s last murder trial, a highly publicized case that served as one of the springboards for the president’s remarkable political career.

The bash, hosted by Floyd Abrams at the clubby Midtown restaurant, brought out a bevy of media personalities, including Diane Sawyer, Megyn Kelly, Savannah Guthrie, Bill Hemmer, Katie Couric, Geraldo Rivera, Pat KiernanLis WiehlAndrew Ross Sorkin, David Zinczenko and many others including top executives from ABC News and A&E where Abrams hosts the show Live PD.

In brief remarks, Abrams thanked his father Floyd and then his co-author David Fisher and discussed how the book centers around the only transcript that exists for any trial Lincoln argued. Lincoln’s Last Trial is slated for release on Tuesday, June 5th.

Check out the media stars below:

Dan Abrams and Floyd Abrams

Bill Hemmer, Megyn Kelly, Douglas Brunt

Geraldo Rivera, Dan Abrams and Bill Hemmer

Floyd Abrams and Diane Sawyer

Eric Zinczenko, Dan Abrams, David Zinczenko, Bill Stanton

Katie Couric and Dan Abrams

Rachel Stockman and Lis Wiehl

Kelly Rutherford, Dan Abrams, Megyn Kelly

Pat Kiernan

Floyd Abrams, Dan Abrams, Katie Couric and John Molner

Geraldo Rivera and Colby Hall

Sean 'Sticks' Larkin, Trent Carmichael, Ronnie Abrams, Rachel Stockman, Tom Morris Jr.

Dan Abrams and Savannah Guthrie

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