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Pope extols America's founding ideals

...Declaration of Independence and the Constitution were signed. He stood at the very lectern Abraham Lincoln used to deliver the Gettysburg Address. And he stepped forward to the stirring strains of "Fanfare for the Common Man."In a scene rich with historical...
Nation and World
'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...
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...
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...
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...
In US-Japan talks, China is the elephant in room

...afternoon. The president played tour guide, leading the Japanese leader up the steps into the memorial where they examined the Gettysburg Address sketched into the marble walls.While Obama and Abe won't be ready to announce any trade breakthrough, officials...
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Small aircraft lands on Capitol lawn

...The authorities then moved it off the Capitol lawn to a secure location.Hughes flew to Washington from the vicinity of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, which took about an hour, said Ben Montgomery, a reporter with the Tampa Bay Times. Montgomery said Hughes...
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My Turn: It's not what leaders do, but what we do

...diverse populous pauses to enjoy a land of the free and brave. It is more than just a fun day.Abraham Lincoln said it best in Gettysburg: "...our fathers brought forth on this continent a nation conceived in liberty and dedicated to the proposition that...
Have we come to this?

...our next votes, recall options, and/or further support. Democracy that is truly "of the people" - "by the people" - "for the people" (Abraham Lincoln. Gettysburg Address. 1864) is a pretty good idea!Carolyn BrownDouglas
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...


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