There's an old legend about Abraham Lincoln, considered by many to be the greatest American president. As the story goes, Lincoln was so upright and truthful that, in the middle of one winter night after closing up the country storeShow More Summary
After seeing our recent post about Kazuhiro Tsuji’s incredibly awesome bust of Abraham Lincoln, Geyser of Awesome reader Robert G. contacted us about another phenomenal sculptor and artist, Mike Hill. We keep staring at the photos of Mike’s life-size sculpture depicting Christopher Reeve in character as Superman. Show More Summary
By Dennis Fulton Published: June 12th, 2013 When famous people transcend famous-peoplehood and become icons, their personalities will often be reduced to one defining characteristic: Abraham Lincoln was as honest as he was tall, Mahatma Gandhi was as peaceful as he was short, etc. But famous p
I have read Rich's magazine piece reclaiming Lincoln from his appropriators on the Left and his haters on the Right, and have started the book (which is excellent so far). It all has me thinking about the game Charlie Cooke sometimes...Show More Summary
By Herve van Caloen: "You cannot bring about prosperity by discouraging thrift." Margaret Thatcher is said to have carried a piece of paper with this and two other lines attributed to Abraham Lincoln in her famous handbag. Needless to say, Bernanke is not carrying such reminders in his wallet. Show More Summary
Plus, Illinois State professors found a missing page from a young Abraham Lincoln's school workbook. [ more › ]
Billy Campbell stars as Abraham Lincoln in this hit TV movie narrated by Tom Hanks, debuting on Blu-ray and DVD June 11th. [...]
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Two math-notebook pages recently authenticated as belonging to Abraham Lincoln suggest the 16th president, who was known to downplay his formal education, may have spent more time in school than usually though...
The recent spate of lazily jamming incongruent figures into horror films (Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters, and the upcoming adaptation of Pride and Prejudice and Zombies) has now added a new notch to its belt—Archie comics. Yes, really, Archie comics. Really, it’s kind of a surprise that the Archie comics haven’t [...]
The aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), foreground, USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63), center, and USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72). 2006 U.S. Navy photo by Chief Photographer's Mate Todd P. Cichonowicz The following contribution is from Prof. Show More Summary
Next month National Review editor, Rich Lowry, is publishing a book about Abraham Lincoln. Part of the project is an attempt to reclaim Lincoln from the extreme Libertarian right of Thomas DiLorenzo, Walter Williams, among others. In the most recent issue of NR Lowry offers a taste of his forthcoming book. The anti-Lincoln critique is [...]
Hollywood special effects artist Kazuhiro Tsuji has made “Portrait of Lincoln,” a hyper-realistic bust of the Great Emancipator, Abraham Lincoln. It was recently part of CoproGallery’s Conjoined III: The Final Chapter group art exhibition and is now on display, until September 30, 2013, as part of the Life and Times of Abraham Lincoln exhibit at [...]
Because we’re still completely blown away, even after our first post about it 4 months ago, here’s a slightly different look at veteran Hollywood special effects artist Kazuhiro Tsuji’s incredibly awesome bust of Abraham Lincoln. The...Show More Summary
This is not a retouched photo. It's not a 3D model, or an actor dressed as perhaps the United States' greatest ever President. Read more...
It's rare to see a better encapsulation of the right wing's problem with modern life than the latest cover of the National Review, as Rich Lowry apparently feels it necessary to defend the legacy of President Abraham Lincoln against the deranged kooks who have taken over his own movement.
June 20, 2000 -- The Abraham Lincoln Battle Group along with ships from Australia, Chile, Japan, Canada, and Korea steam alongside one another for a Battle Group Photo during RIMPAC 2000. (U.S. Navy photo by PH2 Gabriel Wilson.) Click...Show More Summary
If Abraham Lincoln were alive today, he would surely deliver "The Springfield Address" that goes something like this.
“Character is like a tree; and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.” —Abraham Lincoln ??? Establishing character and reputation as a (social) business You may opt to experience the words and imagery of the two-minute IBM on Brand video first. Show More Summary
May 30On this day. 1922: The Lincoln Memorial, built to honor America's 16th president, Abraham Lincoln, was dedicated by President Warren Harding. Also in attendance was Supreme Court Chief Justice William Howard Taft, who was president when the site for the memorial was chosen in 1913. Show More Summary
John Avlon: On Memorial Day, we honor those patriots who gave "the last full measure of devotion" -- in Abraham Lincoln's words -- and died defending our freedom and union. But hold on -- when did the word "patriot" become a partisan...Show More Summary