A Bollywood star, a grizzled military vet and a bagpiper from New Jersey joined thousands of Trump followers at one of America's iconic shrines to democracy The post Donald Trump’s pre-inaugural bash at the feet of Abraham Lincoln appeared first on Macleans.ca.
"You'll never break this heart of stone," Mick sings — in recorded music — as Donald Trump walks out, holding hands with Melania. Let's keep watching. Here's the NYT coverage:With cameras filming his every move, even his airplane, Mr. Show More Summary
Having not read Seth Grahame-Smith’s novel, I didn’t know what to hope for from the first footage of Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter but I have to say my initial reaction upon seeing the first clips was one of slight dismay. The sight...Show More Summary
Abraham Lincoln said that someone who represents themselves in a legal proceeding has a fool for a lawyer. Somewhat removed from his popular homespun image is the historical fact that Honest Abe was an experienced, high powered attorney whose clients included entities like railroad companies. Show More Summary
There have been giants who served as president: George Washington helped found the country; Abraham Lincoln freed the slaves; Teddy Roosevelt established the national parks; Franklin Roosevelt pulled us out of The Great Depression and...Show More Summary
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When Donald Trump is sworn in on Inauguration Day, he will take the oath using two Bibles: the one that President Abraham Lincoln used at his first inauguration, plus his own. The president-elect's Bible dates back to childhood, according to the Presidential Inaugural Committee, which announced more details of Friday's swearing-in on Tuesday. Show More Summary
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. How to Become a Lawyer Without Going to Law School. For 15 Years, New Orleans Was Divided Into Three Separate Cities. Jan. Show More Summary
Conservatives cannot be the philosophical heirs of both Abraham Lincoln and Jefferson Davis.
The Bowdoin College Museum of Art announced the acquisition of a rare vintage photograph of Abraham Lincoln?s first inaugural. Acquired at auction in October and attributed to the Scottish-American photographer Alexander Gardner (1821-1882), it shows a large crowd gathered outside the east side of the U.S. Show More Summary
Today, Bowdoin College is set to show off an incredibly rare acquisition—a vintage photograph of Abraham Lincoln’s inauguration from 1861. The image, one of only three known to exist, shows a large crowd gathered outside the east side of the US Capitol to attend Lincoln’s swearing-in ceremony. Read more...
Abraham Lincoln’s likeness in marble may be the most famous (some eight million people visited the Lincoln Memorial in DC last year), but even the Civil War’s losing side has its share of statues. Yet there are a number of lesser-known heroes and figures of the war whose memorials have yet to be carved. Show More Summary
Abraham Lincoln, Rosa Parks, Jim Henson, Gandhi...
Once a month (or so), I share a dozen things that have inspired me to greater personal, professional, and financial success in my life. I hope they bring similar success to your life. 1. Abraham Lincoln on believing in friends “I’m a...Show More Summary
In the "Land of Lincoln" stands one of the world's tallest Lincoln statues. He stands at an impressive 72 feet tall, towering over nearby trees and buildings. While Abraham Lincoln was a tall, thin man in life, this representation of...Show More Summary
During the presidential campaign, Donald Trump frequently bragged about his ratings, and as president-elect, the obsession continues. In this case, that meant dressing down the poor performance of the new version of Celebrity Apprentice...Show More Summary
During Abraham Lincoln's second inauguration, his VP-elect "disgraced himself and the Senate by making a drunken foolish speech."
McSorley’s Old Ale House in the East Village once attracted famous patrons like Abraham Lincoln and Teddy Roosevelt. More recent guests include rats and other pests, which in November led New... To view the full story, click the title link.
Weird though it is, this presidential transition won’t go down as the most bizarre. The nation basically dissolved in between Abraham Lincoln being elected in November 1860 and when he was inaugurated in March 1861: Seven states seceded...Show More Summary