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Merry Christmas, Mr. President

On this day 150 years ago Union general William Tecumseh Sherman entered the city of Savannah, Georgia. On the following day he sent this telegram to President Lincoln. [Source: Library of Congress]

The many faces of Lincoln as created by Wendy Allen

Gettysburg artist Wendy Allen is in love with President Abraham Lincoln. Her obsession with the 16th president dates back more than 30 years, and in that time, she has painted hundreds of images of him. Her Lincoln is not the stiff face seen daily on the dollar bill. Her Lincoln lives.Read full article >>

Search For The Lost Giants: Into the Bone Cave Full Episode

Brothers Jim and Bill Vieira turn to President Abraham Lincoln's fascination with tales of ancient giants for new clues in their search, which leads to a potentially major find in Ohio and venturing into a dangerous Tennessee cave.

Search For The Lost Giants: Into the Bone Cave

Brothers Jim and Bill Vieira turn to President Abraham Lincoln's fascination with tales of ancient giants for new clues in their search, which leads to a potentially major find in Ohio and venturing into a dangerous Tennessee cave.

Movie in the Works Following Barack & Michelle Obama's First Date

There's been plenty of movies made about various Presidents of the United States of America, and most of them tend to be serious, historical dramas like Lincoln and Nixon. And now Deadline reports there's a film in the works about President Barack Obama. Show More Summary

National Portrait Gallery Adds a 3-D Printed Bust of Obama

2 weeks agoArts : ArtsBeat

A bust of President Obama based on a digital scan joins the gallery's collection of life masks, which includes those of Lincoln and Washington.

?Civil War Maps Show How Sherman's March Rescued Lincoln's Presidency

3 weeks agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

By 1864, the Union Army's victories in Vicksburg and Gettysburg were overshadowed by growing criticism of the president's leadership and the failure to capture Richmond. Lincoln feared he wouldn't be re-elected, unless he could produce tangible evidence that the end of the Civil War was in sight. Read more...

Obama Proclaims a Nearly 'Godless' Thanksgiving

While no one expects the eloquence of Abraham Lincoln to issue from Barack Obama’s lips, the President’s Proclamation of Thanksgiving 2014 lacks not only Lincoln’s style, but unfortunately even a basic understanding of what America’s greatest feast is all about. Show More Summary

Thanksgiving's roundabout, but real, income tax connection

President Abraham Lincoln is famous for so many wonderful, impressive, inspiring actions and words. He gave us stirring arguments in the Lincoln-Douglas debates in his unsuccessful quest to unseat U.S. Senator Stephen Douglas. But the campaign battle laid the foundation for his eventual political triumphs. Show More Summary

Abraham Lincoln’s Thanksgiving Proclamation, 1863

During the Civil War, both presidents, Lincoln and Jeff Davis, issued Thanksgiving Day proclamations and celebration of the holiday as we know it grew as a result. We all know about the famed Pilgrims who feasted with the local Indians in 1621, but after that the holiday was only observed once in a while. Show More Summary

Lincoln University President Resigns After Backlash from Rape Lecture to Female Students 

Lincoln University President Robert R. Jennings resigned on Monday morning several weeks after a video went viral that showed Jennings giving a controversial lecture to female students in September about sexual assault prevention.

Todd Brewster: Lincoln’s executive action

"Does the public know the Emancipation Proclamation was an executive order? People have to understand how Presidents have made change in our

Ackerman: Obama's Executive Amnesty Is Like the Emancipation Proclamation

Last week, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi compared President Barack Obama's declaration of executive amnesty for millions of illegal aliens to President Abraham Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation during the Civil War. In a Los Angeles Times op-ed, Yale constitutional scholar Bruce Ackerman does the same. Show More Summary

The Real Reason Ford's CEO Is Betting Big on Lincoln

Lincoln's new president reveals the "secret" behind Ford's decision to make a big bet on the old luxury brand.

Like the Emancipation Proclamation, Obama's order forces democracy

Abraham Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation provides the foundational precedent for President Obama's executive order on immigrants in the country illegally.

Repairs finished on Gettysburg’s Lincoln Address Memorial

Just in time for the 151st anniversary of the dedication of the Soldiers’ National Cemetery in Gettysburg on Nov. 19, an unusual memorial honoring President Abraham Lincoln’s famous speech there was recently repaired. The Lincoln Address Memorial is one of the few memorials in the world honoring a speech. Read full article >>

Code Name: S.T.E.A.M. - more character and location details

- when aliens attack Earth, President Abraham Lincoln assembles an elite team of heroes - this includes 19th and 20th century literary characters - locations include Buckingham Palace locations such as a courtyard, an entrance hall,Show More Summary

Nancy Pelosi: 'The Emancipation Proclamation Was an Executive Order'

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi argues President Barack Obama has ample authority to take executive actions as many presidents before him have done, including President Abraham Lincoln. “Does the public know the Emancipation Proclamation was an executive order?” Pelosi asked reporters Thursday. Show More Summary

On This Day: ‘A New Birth of Freedom’

On this day in 1863, President Abraham Lincoln delivered the Gettysburg Address.

Today in Media History: Reporters describe Lincoln’s 1863 Gettysburg Address

On November 19, 1863, various newspapers, magazines, and even the AP wire service reported on President Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address. President Lincoln was not the featured speaker at the November 19th dedication of the National...Show More Summary

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