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There’s a statue of John Wilkes Booth’s brother in New York City — here’s why

Though his brother John is known for killing President Lincoln, Edwin Booth was a very different man. Here’s why there’s a massive statue of him in New York City’s Gramercy Park.Follow TI: On Facebook Join the conversation about this story »

The Party of Lincoln is Dead! Long Live the Party of TRUMP

  I don’t know about you but I’m sick and tired of Republican leadership, conservative television pundits, and radio talk show hosts ALWAYS reminding us that over 150 years ago President Abraham Lincoln was a member of the Republican Party. Show More Summary

Temer and Trump

Politicians [are] a set of men who have interests aside from the interests of the people.... Abraham Lincoln, 1837 Speech in Illinois Legislature Herewith some remarkable similarities between Brazil's president, Michel Temer, age 75Show More Summary

Thanksgiving links

Time to invite the neighbors to dinner, kill them, and take their land.  ’A Day of Thanksgiving and Praise’: Remembering President Lincoln’s 1863 Thanksgiving proclamation. The traditional  Benjamin Franklin’s account of the First Thanksgiving. How...Show More Summary

Stephen Colbert Gives Donald Trump His Very Own Hamilton Spinoff

"The only president who can complain about the theater is Abraham Lincoln," Stephen Colbert declares, before launching into "Donald Trump," the titular number in the imagined Hamilton-esque musical Trump. Maybe a show about himself will resolve the president-elect's ongoing feud with the Great White Way? And with lines like "Back ... More »

Rush Limbaugh Compares 'Hamilton' Cast To John Wilkes Booth

2 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

Right-wing talk show host Rush Limbaugh compared the cast of “Hamilton” to John Wilkes Booth, the man who killed President Abraham Lincoln. At the end of last Friday’s performance, the cast of the hit Broadway musical called on vice-president-elect...Show More Summary

Zen priest is first Buddhist to deliver Gettysburg anniversary invocation

November 19 marked the 153rd anniversary of President Lincoln's Gettysburg Address. For the first time, a Buddhist clergy member delivered the invocation. The post Zen priest is first Buddhist to deliver Gettysburg anniversary invocation appeared first on Lion's Roar.

The Gettysburg Address

One hundred fifty-three years ago on November 19, 1863, President Abraham Lincoln stood up to say a few words on a battlefield in Gettysburg Pennsylvania. He said “the world would little note nor long remember what we say here.” But that is not true. President Lincoln’s speech is still studied not only in history books [...]Show More Summary

Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address totally overshadowed this guy’s two-hour speech at the same event

On November 19, 1863, famed orator and former Secretary of State Edward Everett delivered a two-hour speech at the Gettysburg National Cemetery — but most people only remember the two-minute speech given by President Abraham Lincoln. Arguably, Everett's words that day deserve just as much attention and praise as Lincoln's. Show More Summary

Romney, Haley, Cruz? Donald Trump Makes Friends With Onetime Foes

Abraham Lincoln had his team of rivals. Incoming President Donald Trump may be considering a team of once-mortal enemies.

Lincoln Center Goes To Barnard College For Next President

3 weeks agoArts : Modern Art Notes

Debora L. Spar, who studied ballet from girlhood through college, has had a very successful tenure as president of Barnard, where the students evidently adore her. She takes the Lincoln Center helm at what the Times‘s Michael Cooper calls “a delicate moment.”

Chilling letter by Lincoln assassin John Wilkes Booth to be auctioned in New York

3 weeks agoArts : Artdaily

A chilling letter by John Wilkes Booth penned just months before his assassination of President Lincoln will be auctioned in New York on Tuesday, November 22. Estimated to sell between $50,000-80,000, the letter is a highlight of the Rare Books & Autographs sale at Doyle. Show More Summary

New Lincoln Center president is a Goldman Sachs director

The last president, Jed Bernstein, was fired for neglecting to disclose a sexual relationship with a staff member whom he promoted. His successor, fed to the NY Times, is the Barnard College president, Debora L. Spar. Professor Spar, 53, has a huge task ahead of restarting a stalled $500 million site development while keeping all […]

Director Of Original Starship Troopers Slams Coming Remake As Fitting For The “Fascist” Trump Presidency

3 weeks agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

IndieWire reports: One week after the election of Donald Trump, Paul Verhoeven was at the Film Society of Lincoln Center presenting “Starship Troopers,” a 1997 film that highlighted the fascist possibilities of American society. It was...Show More Summary

‘Million Women March’ day after inauguration

Not that Trump will care. Americans outraged over his election are already planning a “Million Women March on D.C.” for Jan. 21 — the day after the Trump will officially be sworn in as President. “March from Lincoln Memorial to White House to show our strength, power and courage and demonstrate our disapproval of the [...]

Who Were Abraham Lincoln's Siblings?

last monthHumor / odd : mental_floss

Both of Lincoln's siblings helped make him the man—and president—he eventually became.

Our Sacred Martyrs

Co-authored with Jonathan D. Greenberg In his First Inaugural address, Abraham Lincoln implored us to be guided by "the better angels of our nature."  Following them, President Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation on January 1, 1863. Show More Summary

Happy Halloween! Take a Look Inside #HauntedWH

Tune in to Trick-or-Treat with the President and First Lady at the White House at 4:35pm: Abraham Lincoln interpreter Richard "Fritz" Klein of Springfield, Ill., talks with student visitors during their tour in the State Dining Room of the White House, Oct. Show More Summary

Prepare For Awesomeness — Hainan Adds Kung Fu Panda Livery to its 787 Fleet

A group of 97 students from Lincoln High School, in Tacoma, Wash., recently traveled to China at the invitation of Chinese President Xi Jinping, which is pretty awesome. What’s even more awesome for AvGeeks was the aircraft that Hainan...Show More Summary

National park tips: See the drama unfold at Ford's Theatre in D.C., where Lincoln was assassinated

Yes, you know how this drama ends. But because the 1865 assassination of President Abraham Lincoln is such a startling, compelling, seminal American story, the park service assigns some of its best storytelling rangers to daytime duty here in the reconstructed red-brick Ford’s Theatre building....

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