WarLeaks shared amazing footage, originally taken by U.S. Navy petty officers Mark Logico and Kristopher Ruiz, of the USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) aircraft carrier performing high-speed turns in the Atlantic Ocean to demonstrate its evasive action maneuver capability. It looks as if the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier was drifting and doing donuts in the ocean....
Prohibition in the United States began on January 16, 1920: here’s some history, contemporaneous newsreels, the women who tried to telepathically influence the vote, Abraham Lincoln and Milton Friedman. The Forgotten History Of How Automakers...Show More Summary
As I would not be a slave, so I would not be a master. This expresses my idea of democracy. Whatever differs from this, to the extent of the difference, is no democracy. - Abraham Lincoln
What do you suppose the following had in common: the American President Abraham Lincoln and his assassin, John Wilkes Booth, the German Emperor Frederick (Friedrich) III, the author of Household Management, Mrs Isabella Beeton, the impressionist...Show More Summary
Highlights of Today in History: Fidel Castro seizes power in Cuba; Abraham Lincoln signs Emancipation Proclamation; Ellis Island opens; Hank Williams Senior dies. (Jan. 1)
A brighter and more colorful Abraham Lincoln is returning to the Peoria Historical Society early next year. The (Peoria) Journal Star reports that a satin banner showing Lincoln in oil … Click to Continue »
For a while, there seemed to be a trend for major studio feature mashups like Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, Pride & Prejudice And The Zombies, and Cowboys Vs. Aliens. None of them were any good, and more importantly, as HollywoodShow More Summary
Weekend Reading: From Sidney Blumenthal: [Wrestling With His Angel: The Political Life of Abraham Lincoln](http://amzn.to/2zcUbVq): "In 1836, the legislature granted a charter for a railroad running from Galena in the northwest corner to the southernmost tip of Illinois at the confluence of the Mississippi and Ohio Rivers... Show More Summary
The animatronic version of Donald Trump, with a lead-in from George Washington and standing next to Abraham Lincoln, makes its debut today at the Hall of Presidents at Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom in Orlando, Fla., with a preview leaked...
An animatronic President Trump has arrived at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida. The robotic Trump stands next to Abraham Lincoln, and remarks that "to be American is to be an optimist." Earlier this year, Disney was rumored to be...Show More Summary
The debate included Abraham Lincoln, current events, playoff history and a ‘Star Wars’ reference.
Here's what to get your friend who loves mystery novels, you friend having surgery, your friend who's loves Abraham Lincoln, and everyone in between.
The former adviser still has the president's ear, no matter what Sarah Huckabee Sanders says. A ghost stalks the Donald Trump White House, and unfortunately it's not the spirit of Abraham Lincoln, or FDR keeping Jared Kushner up in the middle of the night. Show More Summary
This incredibly realistic Abraham Lincoln puppet is the work of animatronics company Garner Holt Productions. Tested visited the company to talk about the puppet and the future of animatronics. Doesn’t look like anything to me.
One wonders how such a dramatic transformation could have occurred. How could the Party of Abraham Lincoln and Teddy Roosevelt turned into the Party of Richard Nixon, Newt Gingrich, Donald Trump, Jeff Sessions, and Roy Moore? What was once the Party of social change, civil rights, trust-busters, progressivism, and environmentalism, became the Party of racism, [...]Show More Summary
By Stephan Roget Published: November 27th, 2017
The very bugle which sounded Taps over slain President Abraham Lincoln's coffin, as he lie in state following his assassination, may sell for $50,000 or more when it makes its auction debut Dec. 2 at Heritage Auctions. Never before offered...Show More Summary
It’s a tough year for many to appreciate this thankful and reflective holiday. Remembering that Thanksgiving wasn’t a national holiday until congress and Abraham Lincoln made it one in 1863 at the height of the civil war does wonders if you think the country has nothing to be thankful for this. Show More Summary
(Scott Johnson) We pause to give thanks for Sarah Josepha Hale, the 74-year-old magazine editor who wrote a letter to Abraham Lincoln on September 28, 1863, urging him to have the “day of our annual Thanksgiving made a National and fixed...Show More Summary
Marsh & Vannerson/Public Domain Lincoln in 1860 and Stephen A. Douglas in 1859. It was in refuting Douglas that Lincoln awakened his own greatness. Wrestling with His Angel: The Political Life of Abraham Lincoln, Vol. II, 1849-1856By Sidney BlumenthalSimon & Schuster This article appears in the Fall 2017 issue of The American Prospect magazine. Show More Summary