Don't judge a book (club) by its cover

...Meir, the fourth Prime Minister of Israel, who lived for many years in Higgins' hometown of Milwaukee, Wisc. Abraham Lincoln came up - at least 10 minutes of the book club meeting was spent discussing freedom and slavery, and if people thought...
'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...
Bringing history to life with a tap

...politicians, athletes, explorers, entertainers and more lined the hallways of Auke Bay Elementary School. Perhaps Abraham Lincoln was a little shorter than history recorded, and Cleopatra was certainly well-preserved - as was King Tut, but...
Lincoln Foundation offers nationwide high school essay contest

The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library Foundation has offered a project for high students are invited to write an essay of exactly 272 words on Abraham Lincoln, the Gettysburg Address or an issue that inspires their passion...
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 the beginning of the 20th century re-imagined Abraham Lincoln as a lifelong believer in white supremacy and a man...
Illinois governor signs gay marriage bill, making it No. 16 allow gay marriage.The Democratic governor put pens to paper at a desk that his administration says President Abraham Lincoln used to write his first inaugural address. That speech, delivered on March 4, 1861, as the Civil War was unfolding...
Playoff-bound Seattle Seahawks try to clinch the NFC West you up, if this doesn't fire up the fans, then what does?" 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh said. "I suppose Abraham Lincoln riding across the field with a frock and a top hat, riding a horse, waving an American flag. I doubt that would...
Senate OKs gay rights bill

...Dick Durbin of Illinois reminded Boehner of the history of his party in the 1880s over the issue of slavery and Abraham Lincoln's life work."Keep that proud Republican tradition alive," Durbin said.Obama, in a statement, said "one...
NBA Capsules

...plenty of it in high school. He became the career scoring leader in New York state, scoring nearly 3,000 points at Abraham Lincoln High School.David West finished with 13 points for the Pacers, who pulled away in the third period, when Paul...
Seward statue to be built across from Capitol building

...anniversary of the Alaska Purchase in 1867. Seward finalized the contract to purchase Alaska from Russia when he was Abraham Lincoln's Secretary of State.Venables imagines the statue will be five feet and six-and-a-half inches tall - Seward's...


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