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Destinations for 2015

...S. museums and historic sites will be hosting exhibits and events to mark 150 years since the assassination of Abraham Lincoln and the end of the Civil War.The new year also marks 70 years since the end of World War II, both the defeat of...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-12-28/destinations-2015
Neighbors
Demand responsibility from your government

...as usual in Washington, D.C. So I have to ask, who's looking out for America? In his Gettysburg address, Abraham Lincoln spoke of a government of the people, by the people, and for the people not perishing from this Earth. I think we're...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-12-28/demand-responsibility-your-government
Letters
Photo: Seward on the move

...to the vault in the new State Library, Archives and Museum building. Seward, as Secretary of State for President Abraham Lincoln negotiated to buy Alaska from Russia for a price of $7.2 million in 1867.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-10/photo-seward-move
Local
My Turn: Gratitude

...Providence." But it didn't become an official Federal holiday until 1863, during the Civil War, when President Abraham Lincoln proclaimed a national day of "Thanksgiving and Praise to our beneficent Father who dwelleth in the Heavens".U...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-27/my-turn-gratitude
Opinion
Slack Tide: There's more to Thanksgiving than football and antacid

...mini-marshmallow topping from his wooden teeth? And Abraham Lincoln took a break from preserving the Union, freeing slaves...Okay, Euro Disney. More contentious still, while Abraham Lincoln officially designated the last Thursday of November...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-11-22/slack-tide-theres-more-thanksgiving
Neighbors
Celebrating Walter Soboleff Day: A Remembrance

...civic duty.He admired the Gettysburg Address and would recite it in Tlingit. His favorite lesson was a speech by Abraham Lincoln, one of his heroes.Other early role models were his father, who died when Walter was 12; and mother; Booker...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-14/celebrating-walter-soboleff-day-remembr
Local
'Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter' feeds our social fantasies

"Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter" is what happens when the nightmare of our nation's...The real horror is the fantasy that racism is easy to overcome. "Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter" speaks to our desire to imagine the quick eradication...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2012-07-03/abraham-lincoln-vampire-hunter-feeds-
Opinion
Evening at Egan lecture to focus on Abraham Lincoln

...Evening at Egan lecture will be "The Southerner: Abraham Lincoln as a White Supremacist Hero" led by David Noon...at the beginning of the 20th century re-imagined Abraham Lincoln as a lifelong believer in white supremacy and a man...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2011-11-03/evening-egan-lecture-focus-abraham-lincol
Art
Lincoln Foundation offers nationwide high school essay contest

The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library Foundation has offered a project for high school...school students are invited to write an essay of exactly 272 words on Abraham Lincoln, the Gettysburg Address or an issue that inspires their passion...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2013-08-22/lincoln-foundation-offers-nationwide-high
Art
My Turn: Your vote is free speech- think before you cast

...and legislators, we will be practicing President Abraham Lincoln's dream of "government of the people, by the people...studied the writings of our first Republican president, Abraham Lincoln.? George Brown is a Juneau resident.

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-08-14/my-turn-your-vote-free-speech-think-y
Opinion

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