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Abraham Lincoln manuscript fetches $2.2 million at Heritage Auctions in New York

3 weeks agoArts : Artdaily

A text written and signed by Abraham Lincoln for a 10-year-old child, just weeks before he was assassinated, sold in New York on Wednesday for $2.2 million, an auction house said. Lincoln wrote and signed the text for Linton Usher, son...Show More Summary

Director of agency that oversees Lincoln museum dismissed

The Illinois Historic Preservation Agency dismissed its director Monday, following skirmishes with the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library, which it oversees. The preservation agency's board of trustees voted 4-3 to replace Amy Martin, whose clashes with the manager of the Lincoln museum made...

What Jeb Bush got wrong about Lincoln’s beard

While speaking at a campaign event on Monday, Jeb Bush talked about all the things Abraham Lincoln would have to deal with if he were a modern day candidate....

Did Abraham Lincoln's Speech in Charleston Show that He Was a White Supremacist?

Lerone Bennett, Jr., is an African American historian and journalist. who has been a senior editor of Ebony magazine for many years. He attended Morehouse College, where Martin Luther King, Jr., was one of his classmates. He later wrote...Show More Summary

Shawnee Tavern: 1937

April 1937. "The Posey Building of Shawneetown, Illinois, in which Abraham Lincoln and Robert Ingersoll had law offices." Now home to a newspaper and a bar. Photo by Russell Lee for the Resettlement Administration. View full size.

The Myth Of The Self-Made Candidate

To hear these candidates tell it, they are modern-day Abraham Lincolns. The real story is more complicated. The post The Myth Of The Self-Made Candidate appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Abraham Lincoln’s Favorite Infographic and the 5 Qualities of the Most Memorable Images by @retroette

We can say that visuals and images definitely aid memory. So let’s look at what makes an image memorable and how you can use that to your advantage. The post Abraham Lincoln’s Favorite Infographic and the 5 Qualities of the Most Memorable Images by @retroette appeared first on Search Engine Journal.

About to be Released by Sidney Blumenthal

Coming next year: A Self-Made Man: The Political Life of Abraham Lincoln, 1809 – 1849  by Sidney Blumenthal.

Amy Schumer's Nice HBO Special Rescued by Wacko Dickplay & the 'Abraham Lincoln'

Amy Schumer’s set for her inaugural HBO special buttressed my confidence in a number of my recent decisions. First, any prickles of guilt attached to last night’s spicy beer nuts and prosecco alchemized into third-wave feminist defiance. Show More Summary

Trump: If I Were President, 9/11 Probably Wouldn't Have Happened

At the second GOP primary debate, Donald Trump told Jeb Bush that his brother's presidency was such a disaster for the Republican brand, even Abraham Lincoln couldn't have defeated Barrack Obama in 2008. It was a nasty little zinger, but one Bush had prepared for. "As it relates to my... More »

A Leader of the Same Caliber as Putin Desperately Needed in US – US Analyst

A leader of the caliber of Vladimir Putin is desperately needed in the United States, US political analyst Caleb Maupin underscores, drawing parallels between the Russian leader and American Presidents Abraham Lincoln and Franklin Delano Roosevelt.

The Political Philosophy of the Declaration of Independence in the Constitution

Was Abraham Lincoln right in arguing that the political philosophy of the Declaration of Independence is implicit in the Constitution, and thus the Declaration can help us interpret the Constitution? Of course, the Constitution never explicitly refers to the Declaration. Show More Summary

Kim Davis, Abraham Lincoln and Conscientious Objectors

Most liberals and even some conservatives are arguing that Kentucky county clerk Kim Davis must either issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples or quit her post. Where you stand on this issue too often comes down to a case of where...Show More Summary

Gun of the Week: Lincoln-Head Hammer Gun

Yes, that is a President Abraham Lincoln’s portrait bust in place of a traditional hammer. Buffalo Bill Center of the West, Cody, Wy; Gift of Olin Corporation, Winchester Arms Collection, 1988.8.1241. So what’s the weirdest firearm in our collection? I’m glad you asked. Show More Summary

Pride Goeth Before the Zombies

Right, so I’m more excited for this movie than I probably should be. Given the first big-screen adaptation of a Seth Grahame-Smith novel was pretty awful (yes, I’m honestly talking about you, “Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter”), I shouldn’t have such high hopes. Show More Summary

Bernie Sanders Wins… At Least By Google Analytics

2 months agoNews : Mediaite

In the 1858 debates between Abraham Lincoln and Stephen Douglas, the only way to tell who was the victor was to be lucky enough to stand in the crowd for one of the seven events. Today however, we have the power of Google analytics to provide a snapshot of nation-wide reactions; at first glance, Senator Bernie Sanders seems to have won that round.

The right’s shameless new Lincoln lie: Dred Scott, same-sex marriage, and the honest history of Abraham Lincoln

Conservative thinkers who don't respect Obergefell as law have history wrong when invoking Lincoln on Dred Scott

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Persistent melancholy and incurable elasticity can go together, and they make a very strong combination. - Lord Charnwood on Abraham Lincoln

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A prime objective of opponents of a strong candidate like Hillary Clinton is to show doubts about her honesty. Thomas Jefferson played this game with Alexander Hamilton. It was played with Abraham Lincoln, Grover Cleveland and Bill Clinton. Show More Summary

A freshman director will be handling THE FLASH!

Seth Grahame-Smith will make his debut Read the full article on AICN To be fair, it’s Seth Grahame-Smith.   The PRIDE AND PREJUDICE AND ZOMBIES/ABRAHAM LINCOLN: VAMPIRE HUNTER author is in negotiations to write and direct THE FLASH based...Show More Summary

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