"Government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the Earth." -- President Lincoln (1863) Former CTO of the United States, Todd Park, is now chief advisor of the U.S. Digital Services (USDS) and has been given the formidable task of "Crossing the Chasm" between the U.S. Show More Summary
Washington, Jefferson, Lincoln, the Roosevelts, and Kennedy may get all the publicity, but they’re not the only presidents who deserve our praise. Here’s the first in our new series devoted to chiefs who could use a little extra hailing. Show More Summary
Reynold Levy, who stepped down last January, was given a $600,000 in 2013, his last year with the organization, according to recent tax filings.
President Lincoln’s Cottage at the United States Soldiers’ and Airmen Home in Washington, D.C., and Pamplin Historical Park in Petersburg, Va., are each hosting Memorial Day ceremonies May 25.At the Lincoln Cottage, Memorial Day will...Show More Summary
The Washington Post has a report on this ugly story: If You Search Google Maps for the N-Word, It Gives You the White House. Someone on Google Maps just labeled President Obama a very bad word. A reader points out that if you enter a search for "N king" -- which...
A cabinet official at the Lincoln White House was startled to see the commander in chief engaged in a rather mundane task: "Mr. President," he asked, "are you shining your own shoes?" Without taking a beat, Lincoln replied: "You wouldn't...Show More Summary
Italian artist Alessandro Rabatti‘s latest project “Facebank” features the familiar faces found on the U.S. Five Dollar bill (President Lincoln), the British 50-Pound Note (Queen Elizabeth II) and the Chinese Yuan/Renminbi (ChairmanShow More Summary
Translogic heads to Lincoln, NE, to check out the Rocket Mobility Tomahawk, an all-terrain tracked wheelchair that can help people with disabilities get out to explore the trails. We chat with Rocket Mobility President Brice Crawford, then go for a ride with Tomahawk user Alex McKiernan. Show More Summary
Inscribed on a plaque just below a statue of an eagle in front of my hospital is a famous quote from President Abraham Lincoln that begins, “To care for him who shall have borne the battle …” It is the reason why the Veterans Affairs (VA) system exists. It is the reason why we VA […]
The respective sites where Presidents Abraham Lincoln and John Kennedy were assassinated remain venerated places where people talk in hushed whispers and time appears to stand still. In contrast, only a small plaque in the middle of a grassy road median denotes the place where William McKinley was assassinated. Show More Summary
Known widely as a great orator, Abraham Lincoln said (and wrote) many inspiring things during his life and presidency. From the “House Divided” speech to his lesser-known letters and writings, there are plenty of motivational phrases to be found. Show More Summary
HH: It’s the last radio hour of the week. Thanks to Lanhee Chen for filling in for me for the first two hours, but I never miss the Hillsdale Dialogue with Dr. Larry Arnn, president of Hillsdale College. And you can read all of that Hillsdale has to offer over at www.hillsdale.edu, and sign up for Imprimis at the same time. Show More Summary
Michael Luciano, Daily Banter: Twelve years ago today... in one of the most otherworldly political spectacles ever seen, President George W. Bush stood on the U.S.S. Abraham Lincoln and declared the end of major combat operations in Iraq as a giant "Mission Accomplished" banner hung behind him. Show More Summary
In the aftermath of the Kent State shooting, President Nixon made an impromptu visit to the Lincoln Memorial. Was he losing his mind?
This week, the President hosted the Japanese Prime Minister, joked around at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner, sat down for an interview with the Wall Street Journal, visited the Lincoln Memorial, took a walk with the 2015 National Teacher of the Year, and participated in a “virtual field trip.” That’s April 24th to April 30th or, “I Think That Works!” read more
President Barack Obama and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe spent a few moments at the Lincoln Memorial today, ahead of the pomp and circumstance that starts tomorrow with an official… Click to Continue »
President Obama and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe made a surprise visit to the Lincoln Memorial on Monday afternoon, taking advantage of the mild weather to spend time together before formal meetings at White House on Tuesday and before Abe addresses a joint meeting of Congress on Wednesday. Obama and Abe walked up the steps […]
President Barack Obama took Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to visit the Lincoln Memorial on Monday afternoon, in a trip that wasn't announced ahead of time.
Fun Facts: Took over presidency after Lincoln was shot; First president to be impeached, found not guilty; only president to become a U.S. Senator after leaving the White House
Fun Facts: First president to have a beard; liked to keep important papers in his stovepipe hat; was the tallest president at 6’4? inches; before he was president he was a storekeeper, a rail-spitter, a postmaster, a lawyer and a vampire hunter.