Trump aides said Gettysburg, the site of a major Civil War battle and Republican President Abraham Lincoln's famous address, was a fitting place for Trump to lay out a positive vision for the future of his party, which has suffered a schism between his supporters and the party's establishment. Show More Summary
For president, Abram Lincoln. For vice president, Hannibal Hamlinvia Library of Congress Print shows a large campaign banner for Republican presidential candidate Abraham Lincoln and running mate Hannibal Hamlin. Lincoln's first name is given here as "Abram." The banner consists of a thirty-three star American flag pattern printed on cloth. Show More Summary
“Jed Bernstein, whose tenure as the president of Lincoln Center was cut short … after he failed to disclose a relationship with an employee, is crossing the river for his next post: He is now an adviser at National Sawdust, the new-music space in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.”
Life has a way of taking you by surprise. Sooner or later, one has to unload (respectfully amended) or get off the pot. From the moment Donald J. Trump announced his candidacy for President of the United States in the 2016 Elections, I resisted opining over all the political herbage that followed. Show More Summary
In an interview published this week by Esquire, former Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee acknowledges he probably should not have made the “metrics system” a top plank in his quixotic run for president of the United States, the Providence Journal [...]
1. All I have learned, I learned from books. – Abraham Lincoln 2. You have to do your own growing no matter how tall your grandfather was. – Abraham Lincoln 3. You cannot help people permanently by doing for them, what they could and should do for themselves. – Abraham Lincoln 4. My Best Friend […]
One is, depending on who you ask, a spoiled pop star and the other is considered the greatest president of all time. You wouldn’t think Justin Bieber and Abraham Lincoln would have much in common, but according to a new survey, theyShow More Summary
The second episode of Timeless, titled "The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln," takes us back to April 14, 1865. Flynn travels back to the time of President Lincoln's infamous assassination to work alongside actor and murderer John Wilkes Booth, and our trio of heroes must hurry after him to stop any changes he'll make to history. Show More Summary
The southeastern face of Mount Rushmore in South Dakota’s Black Hills National Forest is the site of four gigantic carved sculptures depicting the faces of U.S. Presidents George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln and Theodore...Show More Summary
"Character is the only secure foundation of the state," Calvin Coolidge said in his Lincoln's birthday address in 1924, reminding the nation of the moral model set by slain president. Indeed, Lincoln ranks consistently as one of our two best presidents in polls of historians and the public, a tribute not only to his competence but to his character. Show More Summary
The Atlantic magazine has only endorsed three candidates for president in its nearly 160-year history. In 1860, three years after its founding, it endorsed Abraham Lincoln’s Republican candidacy, largely as rebuke of slavery in America. Show More Summary
On CNN this afternoon, Libertarian VP nominee Bill Weld compared Gary Johnson to one of the most celebrated presidents of all-time.
The White House is suspected of being haunted with some well-known ghosts. According to the White House Historical Association, the most famous one is that of Abraham Lincoln whose otherworldly version was reportedly first recorded as being seen by a doorman in 1903. Show More Summary
Honestly, Abe, you’re pretty funny. After watching the debate with “The Late Show” host Stephen Colbert on Monday, the “ghost” of former President Abraham Lincoln noted that personal attacks were also a part of his famous debates with...Show More Summary
Doris Kearns Goodwin worked in the White House for LBJ and has written extensively about US Presidents: Team of Rivals (Lincoln), The Bully Pulpit (Teddy Roosevent & Taft), and No Ordinary Time (FDR & Eleanor Roosevelt). For the November...Show More Summary
In 1924, the National Federation of Colored Women’s Clubs established a day to honor President Abraham Lincoln and Elizabeth Thomas, owner of the land where Fort Stevens was built; this year, the ceremony is scheduled at Fort Stevens on Sept. 17.
In May, media buyers and advertisers filing into ABC's upfront presentation at Lincoln Center's David Geffen Hall in New York were eager to see what the network's new entertainment president Channing Dungey had in store her first time on stage. Show More Summary
A few months ago, some conservative media types were sitting around a dinner table and contemplating whether Trump could win, or ought to win. “Come on, this is the Oval Office,” I said. “This is where Lincoln struggled to reunite the...Show More Summary
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