At Lincoln site, Obama sounds themes ...

At Lincoln site, Obama sounds themes of hope

There are 1 comment on the www.boston.com story from Jan 19, 2009, titled At Lincoln site, Obama sounds themes of hope. In it, www.boston.com reports that:

Two days before his historic inauguration, President-elect Barack Obama honored the nation's war dead and visited an esteemed black church yesterday before attending a star-studded celebration of his presidency at the Lincoln Memorial, a free event that drew hundreds of thousands and previewed the throngs expected tomorrow.

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DocinMPLS

Minneapolis, MN

#3 Jan 20, 2009
Lincoln likely would have been appalled. How could he not? He was a 19th century white man who famously said in 1858 that "there is a physical difference between the white and black races, which ... will forever forbid the two races living together upon terms of social and political equality".

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