New 'Lincoln' Trailer Shows World Trade Center Lights and MLK?

Brian Anthony Hernandez

A new full-length trailer for Steven Spielberg's Lincoln begins with a montage of moments that have forever changed the United States and other countries, including images of the World Trade Center's tribute lights, Martin Luther King Jr., Nelson Mandela, Mahatma Gandhi and the raising of the American flag on Iwo Jima.

All the while, Academy Award winner Daniel Day-Lewis narrates and appears as Abraham Lincoln in the "Unite" trailer. Lincoln details his last months in office -- when he attempted to abolish slavery and end the Civil War.

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The trailer surprisingly debuted in full on ABC, CBS and CNN during Wednesday night's presidential debates.

We get a glimpse of Sally Field as Lincoln's wife, Joseph Gordon-Levitt as their son and Tommy Lee Jones as a Republican leader and supporter of Lincoln.

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Lincoln hits limited theaters Nov. 9 and nationwide Nov. 16.

BONUS: First 'Lincoln' Trailer Debuts in Google+ Hangout

In September, the first trailer for Lincoln premiered in a Google+ Hangout, becoming the first film trailer to launch in that venue.

This story originally published on Mashable here.