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1 hr ago | Free Republic

Duty, Ability, and Rights

These terms -- duty, ability, and rights -- are often conflated, as a result of French and American influences.


Related Topix: Lincoln, Drama Movies, Biography Movies

5 hrs ago | Daily Herald

Excavation finds courthouse where Lincoln worked

Archaeologists excavating near the McLean County Museum of History in Bloomington have unearthed part of the footprint of the 1836 courthouse where experts said Abraham Lincoln worked as an attorney.


Related Topix: Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Lincoln, Archaeology, Anthropology, Science, McLean County, IL, Bloomington, IL

5 hrs ago | Fox News

Unpublished 1860 letter by Lincoln shows 'nervous' side

An unpublished letter from Abraham Lincoln dated 1860 reveals the future president as a "nervous" man not entirely comfortable with his budding fame.


Related Topix: Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Lincoln, Hartford, CT

7 hrs ago | The Washington Post


Black World War II veterans changed the climate of the South. Most of this story is unknown, or not much told.


Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Thriller, Justice, Monroe, NC, Self Defense

8 hrs ago | The News-Gazette

Visitor agency banks on agritourism

Prairie Fruits Farm earned its reputation by producing goat's-milk cheese and gelato.


Related Topix: Life, Fruits, Food, Cheese, Urbana, IL, Oakwood, IL, Fairmount, IL, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Lincoln

12 hrs ago |

Dinesh D'Souza's 'America' fails miserably as a documentary

Is it even possible to write a review of Dinesh D'Souza's latest documentary "America: Imagine the World Without Her" without it seeming the least bit biased? Many who have slammed it have been greeted by comments accusing them of being blinded by President Obama's "socialist" brainwashing, and those who praise it get accused of watching Fox News ... (more)


Related Topix: Lincoln Memorial, US National Parks, Lincoln, Drama Movies, Biography Movies

13 hrs ago | Mid-Day Mumbai

Shane Warne denies kissing model-actress Sophie Monk

Wellington: Shane Warne recently revealed, while his appearance on the Kyle and Jacki O Show on Kiis 106.5, that he did not kiss Sophie Monk in London.


Related Topix: London, Drama Movies, Short, Sophie Monk

13 hrs ago | ABC News

PHOTO: Sandra Bullock attends the Oscars on March 2, 2014 in Hollywood, Calif.

Talk show host Wendy Williams celebrated her July 18th birthday days before Bullock's with Chaka Khan serenading her on the show with "I'm Every Woman."


Related Topix: Speed, Short, Comedy Movies, Thriller, History Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Celebrities, Sandra Bullock, Dance, Chaka Khan, R-N-B, Pop/Rock, Hole, Entertainment

13 hrs ago | New York Daily News

James Stewart, Betty Grable and more take TCM spotlight

If you're one of us cranky old folks who think they don't make movies like they used to, crank up your remote for TCM's annual "Summer of the Stars."


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Follow the Fleet, Musical Movies, Betty Grable, Short, Music!, On the Waterfront, Guys and Dolls, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, A Streetcar Named Desire, Entertainment, Television

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Southtown Star

Lincoln exhibit opens at tollway oasis

Abraham Lincoln impersonator Vernon Risty helps South Holland Mayor Don DeGraff and other officials cut the ribbon for the opening of "Abraham Lincoln: Self Made in America" exhibit opening at the Chicago Southland Lincoln Oasis, Monday, July 28th, 2014, in South Holland.


Related Topix: Lincoln, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, South Holland, IL, us Travel, North America Travel, Illinois, Illinois Travel, Travel, Springfield, IL

Bellingham Herald

DelBene, challengers in primary differ on immigration, Obamacare

In one of Whatcom County's most competitive primary races, voters will be able to take their pick of 1st Congressional District representative from a list that includes a Democrat, an independent, and a handful of Republicans whose views differ about as much as their listed party preferences.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Whatcom County, WA, US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Suzan DelBene, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Lincoln

1973 Look Back: Biblical Musicals

Your suscription dimes make an enormous difference to The Film Experience in terms of stability and budget to dream bigger.


Related Topix: Godspell, Musical Movies, Carnegie Mellon University, Theater, Jesus Christ Superstar, Drama Movies, History Movies

The Japan Times

Are future presidents doomed to mediocrity?

A nice catch to presidency scholar Matthew Dickinson for a very nice takedown of a Chris Cillizza column that claimed: "Being president is the most powerful job in the world.


Related Topix: Lyndon Johnson, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Lincoln, George Bush, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Opinion

I4U Future Technology News

Sandra Bullock Celebrates 50th Birthday with Friends in Wyoming

Sandra Bullock did not celebrate her 50th birthday in Hollywood. In fact, she went to Wyoming for her birthday bash.


Related Topix: Gravity, The Heat, Speed, Short, Comedy Movies, Thriller, History Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Celebrities, Sandra Bullock, Keanu Reeves, George Clooney

Perez Hilton

Lindsay Lohan Gets Involved With The Police But This Time She Wasn't The One In Trouble

Will celebrity stalking ever end?? Sandra Bullock wasn't the only celeb to have a recent scary run-in with a stalker! Across the pond, Lindsay Lohan had a pretty similar encounter with an overzealous fan.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Lindsay Lohan, Pop/Rock, Speed, Short, Comedy Movies, Thriller, History Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Sandra Bullock

WWL-TV New Orleans

10 best bucket-list U.S. history sites, including NOLA, from Ken Burns

History is best understood by walking the ground where it happened, says filmmaker Ken Burns.


Related Topix: Mark Twain, Vocal, Texas, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Lincoln

The Logan County Herald

Ornaments of local landmarks available at historical society

In 1999, Main Street Lincoln introduced ornaments with an image of the current Logan County courthouse, opened in 1905.


Related Topix: Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Lincoln, Lincoln, IL, Lincoln College, North Chicago, IL

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Film Threat

the Decade that Redefined Musicals: Interview with Film Historian Lee Gambin

Few people consider movie musicals as a defining genre of the 1970s, but Lee Gambin is working to change that perception.


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Fiddler on the Roof, Family, Drama Movies, Musical Movies, History Movies, Jesus Christ Superstar

Why World War I gets short shrift in U.S. schools

Few, if any, probably know that 100 years ago today Emperor Franz Joseph of Austria-Hungary declared war on Serbia - the first in what will be a cascade of World War I centennials over the next two weeks, each darker and bloodier than the last.


Related Topix: History in the News, Pittsburgh, PA, Squirrel Hill (Pittsburgh, PA), Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Lincoln, War Horse, Education Etc.

The Washington Post

Waiting on a new name at the Government Printing Office

It's not as big a change as you might imagine. It's the same exact job. Cannon has worked for four years at the Government Printing Office making printing plates, a job he did commercially for three decades.


Related Topix: Lincoln, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Representative Brad Wenstrup, US Senate, Democrat, Amy Klobuchar, Saxby Chambliss, Entertainment