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CLOUDS OF WITNESSES A Memorial Day Meditation on Abraham Lincoln, the American Republic, and the Great ...

Patheos (blog) - ‎May 29, 2016‎
Jan and I've been to this nation's capital four times. One of the few things we've done every time was visit the Lincoln memorial. If we go again, one of the few things we will surely do is visit that shrine. And it is a shrine. I believe in a way ...

Wyoming's Stan Wernz will be back as Abe Lincoln for Spring Grove Cemetery Memorial Day event

WCPO - ‎16 hours ago‎
SPRING GROVE VILLAGE, Ohio - Stan Wernz will be Abraham Lincoln on Memorial Day at Spring Grove Cemetery and Arboretum. He has portrayed Honest Abe without a script thousands of times since a young student first noticed how Abe-like Wernz was ...
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Abraham Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation among documents sold for $6.2m in New York

ABC Online - ‎May 26, 2016‎
Two documents signed by Abraham Lincoln in his drive to abolish slavery in the 19th century have sold for more than $US4.5 million ($6.2 million) in New York.

How Abraham Lincoln Became the Only US President to Hold a Patent

TIME - ‎May 20, 2016‎
As a president, Abraham Lincoln has many unique distinctions: Honest Abe, the Great Emancipator, the first presidential assassination victim.
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Theresa Churchill: Interest in history, even Abraham Lincoln's, varies widely

Herald & Review - ‎May 28, 2016‎
Working with the Illinois Department of Natural Resources, which recently restored canoe access from the park to the Sangamon River, the Friends of Lincoln Homestead State Park hope to expand its recreational opportunities while highlighting its history.

Political Life of Abraham Lincoln Chronicled in New Book Series

Chicago Tonight | WTTW - ‎May 26, 2016‎
His latest book is the first in a multi-volume series about the life of Lincoln. The book, “A Self-Made Man: the Political Life of Abraham Lincoln,” covers the president's childhood and early career. Blumenthal said he's always been “obsessed” with ...
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A Self-Made Man: The Political Life of Abraham Lincoln Vol. 1, 1809–1849

Center For American Progress - ‎May 25, 2016‎
Please join the Center for American Progress for a fascinating discussion with author Sidney Blumenthal about the first installment in his multivolume examination of the political mind of President Abraham Lincoln. The series looks at the genius of ...
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Lincoln's Words at Gettysburg

Voice of America (blog) - ‎May 27, 2016‎
National Cemetery in Gettysburg, Penn., where President Abraham Lincoln gave his now famous speech, the Gettysburg Address.

Thanksgiving didn't become a national holiday until 1863 when Abraham Lincoln set it for the last Thursday in November.

Seeker - ‎May 25, 2016‎
Thanksgiving didn't become a national holiday until 1863 when Abraham Lincoln set it for the last Thursday in November.
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Postal worker Abraham Lincoln 'posed as MI6 agent and texting a bomb threat to boss'

Daily Mail - ‎May 20, 2016‎
A postal worker called Abraham Lincoln who sparked a terror scare after posing as an undercover MI6 agent and sending threatening messages to his previous employer has been jailed.

On this day, Abraham Lincoln is GOP nominee in an upset

Constitution Daily (blog) - ‎May 18, 2016‎
The New York Times, which supported Seward, had mute praise for Lincoln the day after his nomination: Lincoln “had a stump canvass [in 1858] with Mr. Douglas in which he was beaten.
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Documents signed by Abraham Lincoln go on sale at Sotheby's

Art Newspaper - ‎May 23, 2016‎
On Wednesday, Sotheby's will offer two unique lots, both bearing Abraham Lincoln's signature, in a sale titled Two Centuries of American History: Highly Important Letters and Documents.

Tyrion Lannister, Like Abraham Lincoln, Was Right About How to End Slavery

Paste Magazine - ‎May 18, 2016‎
First, Lincoln was limited by his beliefs. It's imperative to understand that Abraham Lincoln was not a radical abolitionist, nor did he believe that blacks and whites could be equals.

Op-Ed: With apologies to Abraham Lincoln

Peoria Journal Star - ‎May 27, 2016‎
Twelve score years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent a new nation, conceived in liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.

Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery Preparing For Memorial Day

1340 WJOL - ‎May 25, 2016‎
Dennis Goron says they need a lot of people to place 30-thousand flags. The Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery is the largest veteran's cemetery outside of Arlington National Cemetery.

Abraham Lincoln claimed he was an MI6 spy who uncovered a terrorist plot to bomb Bristol, court told

Bristol Post - ‎May 19, 2016‎
ABRAHAM Lincoln was an MI6 operative who uncovered a terrorist plot to bomb Bristol, a jury heard. Agency worker Lincoln worked as a parcel sorter for UK Mail at Western Approach Distribution Park, Severn Beach.

Design agency creates kids art from Abraham Lincoln's famous letter

YNaija - ‎May 27, 2016‎
“So, we picked up Abraham Lincoln's letter and created visuals that children can relate with. There is the huge worth of life in these words but these kids wouldn't read it in plain text.
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Emancipation Proclamation and 13th Amendment, signed by Abraham Lincoln, to fetch $5m at auction

ChristianToday - ‎May 19, 2016‎
Crucial documents in the drive to abolish slavery will go on sale next week in New York. Limited edition original copies of both the Emancipation Proclamation and the 13th Amendment, both signed by Abraham Lincoln, are expected to fetch more than $5m ...
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Memorial Day ceremony planned at Civil War cemetery with ties to Lincoln

Washington Post - ‎May 27, 2016‎
The cemetery, which President Abraham Lincoln visited often, predates the better known Arlington Cemetery by three years. On Monday at 10 a.m.

Author Sidney Blumenthal Writes Of The Political Ambitions And Machinations Of Abraham Lincoln

WVXU - ‎9 hours ago‎
Our nation's 16th president is often viewed as a man who was above politics, but in the first book of his multi-volume biography of Abraham Lincoln, Sidney Blumenthal says Lincoln was intensely ambitious, a political genius who held aspirations from ...