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'50 Capitols in 50 Days' coming to Juneau

...arrive in Juneau Tuesday to recite the Gettysburg Address and take photographs at the...11 a.m.Mickey Straub set out from Gettysburg, Pa., the site where President Abraham...Straub has been able to recite the Gettysburg Address with the mayor of Gettysburg...
Palin speaks at Fairbanks dinner

...Palin was introduced with a revised, Alaska version of the Gettysburg Address at the Lincoln Day Dinner hosted by Fairbanks Republican...the evening, Abraham Lincoln's famous speech made at the Gettysburg, Pa., battlefield was recited eloquently from memory by...
Celebrating Walter Soboleff Day: A Remembrance

...interpreted for a visiting doctor during the 1918 flu epidemic. He had a thirst for knowledge and 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...
My Turn: Voting as a civic duty

...strongly in the direction of becoming a government of the people, by the people and for the people that Lincoln cited in his Gettysburg Address.? Bill Dillon is a retired educator, psychotherapist and organization development consultant in Juneau.
Lincoln Foundation offers nationwide high school essay contest

...commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address. High school students are invited...exactly 272 words on Abraham Lincoln, the Gettysburg Address or an issue that inspires Gettysburg Address was delivered on November 19...
Slack Tide: There's more to Memorial Day than Bermuda shorts and potato salad

...originated with the Civil War.Decorating soldiers' graves with flowers rose to prominence in America around the Battle of Gettysburg. Large-scale public grave decorating ceremonies also took place following various future battles, the surrender at Appomattox...
Photo: 50 states in 50 days

Mickey Straub prepares to recite President Lincoln's Gettysburg Address in front of the Alaska State Capitol during his visit on Tuesday. Straub is on a personal mission to visit all 50 state...
Instructions for the Game of Instructions

...this precise moment. Wait. No, this precise moment. No, this one. Be careful not to leave your wallet at the Battle of Gettysburg. Again.Step 5450: Almost there - one more step before you can start playing!Fill a briefcase with $50,000 (54...
Nepotism vs. democracy

Democracy is, as President Lincoln stated at the end of his Gettysburg Address, "of the people, by the people and for the people." If we elect Lisa Murkowski, we are putting our stamp of approval...
Anniversary: Sachs celebrate 65 years

Glenn and Florence Sachs were married April 25, 1942, in Gettysburg, Pa. Juneau has been their home since 1965, when Glenn accepted a call to Resurrection Lutheran Church. He has worked for the...


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