President Donald Trump has “intentionally divid[ed] the country and the world” during his first year in office, former Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel told the Lincoln Journal-Star for a story published this weekend. This article originally appeared on HuffPost. Read more... Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments
Former Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel told the Lincoln Journal Star that President Trump “an embarrassment” and said he “is doing great damage to our country internationally.”
What do you suppose the following had in common: the American President Abraham Lincoln and his assassin, John Wilkes Booth, the German Emperor Frederick (Friedrich) III, the author of Household Management, Mrs Isabella Beeton, the impressionist...Show More Summary
Trump: says, “I can be more presidential than all past presidents except Lincoln.” Another whopper, or what? On July 26, 2017 in Youngstown, Ohio, six months into his presidency, Donald Trump made the startling statement, “With the exception of the late, great Abraham Lincoln, I can be more...
Here are a selection of tweets from December 2017 that you might have missed: How to lead a group of experts, or, how to be a president of presidents by @profkjmoore 10 Podcasts That Will Make You Smarter via @Inc Learn from LincolnShow More Summary
The animatronic version of Donald Trump, with a lead-in from George Washington and standing next to Abraham Lincoln, makes its debut today at the Hall of Presidents at Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom in Orlando, Fla., with a preview leaked...
An animatronic President Trump has arrived at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida. The robotic Trump stands next to Abraham Lincoln, and remarks that "to be American is to be an optimist." Earlier this year, Disney was rumored to be...Show More Summary
An excerpt from President Lincoln’s annual message to Congress, 1 December 1862: It is not “can any of us imagine better?” but, “can we all do better?” The dogmas of the quiet past, are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise — with the occasion. As our case is new, so we […]
WASHINGTON — We need to prepare for the eventuality that the Mueller probe catches President Trump, family members and associates red-handed — and Republicans in Congress refuse to do anything about it. This is beginning to look like a possible or even probable outcome. With its cravenness matched only by its arrogance, the GOP is [...]Show More Summary
The former adviser still has the president's ear, no matter what Sarah Huckabee Sanders says. A ghost stalks the Donald Trump White House, and unfortunately it's not the spirit of Abraham Lincoln, or FDR keeping Jared Kushner up in the middle of the night. Show More Summary
We asked executives attending the L.A. Auto Show a few questions about cars, driving and the future of the automotive industry. Here’s what Lincoln Motor President Kumar Galhotra told us. What’s your daily driver? A Lincoln Continental. What’s your favorite weekend or summer holiday drive? Driving...
Lincoln will drop the confusing three-letter series of names present on most of its models, Kumar Galhotra, Ford’s chief marketing officer and group vice president for the Lincoln brand, told Motor Authority on Monday. The 2019 Nautilus, formerly the MKX, is the first to ditch the panned naming structure. And with this information in hand...
The very bugle which sounded Taps over slain President Abraham Lincoln's coffin, as he lie in state following his assassination, may sell for $50,000 or more when it makes its auction debut Dec. 2 at Heritage Auctions. Never before offered...Show More Summary
In 1939, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt faced a dilemma. He was responsible for declaring the last Thursday of November to be a day of Thanksgiving—something American presidents had done since Abraham Lincoln began the tradition. Show More Summary
On November 19, 1863, President Abraham Lincoln delivered the Gettysburg Address at the dedication of the Soldiers’ National Cemetery. It only took two minutes for him to deliver the 269-word speech, but it is one of the best-known speeches in history. Show More Summary
A parade to commemorate the 154th anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address consecrating the pivotal Civil War battlefield on November 19, 1863 will go forward Saturday under heavy police and FBI protection following...Show More Summary
The historian and political commentator shares the productivity secrets of former U.S. presidents—plus a few of her own. Every morning I go downstairs to this room we call the “reading room.” There’s a couch—and a fireplace in the wintertime—and I sit with a blanket and my laptop perched on a pillow. Show More Summary
On the evening of April 14 th, 1865, famed actor and Confederate sympathizer John Wilkes Booth assassinated President Abraham Lincoln as he watched a play at Ford's Theater in Washington, D.C. After fleeing pursuit by the Union ArmyShow More Summary
The president was an "early adopter" of embalming technology, helping to bring the modern death industry to the mainstream
The Secret Service agent who jumped up on President Kennedy's Lincoln Continental to protect Jackie Kennedy doesn't think the soon-to-be-released secret assassination documents will amount to a hill of beans... he's convinced Lee Harvey Oswald was…