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In his second inaugural address in 1865, Abraham Lincoln urged the nation "to care for him who shall have borne the battle and for his widow and his orphan."
HUNTINGTON BEACH Mr. Lincoln will hang his hat on Saturday after 21 years of speaking at the Huntington Beach Civil War Days re-enactment at Huntington Beach Central Park.
I write this commentary on August 28, 2014 - fifty-one years after the Reverend Dr Martin Luther King Jr made his famous speech, "I have a dream" at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, DC.
Leave it to leftist Illinois to use a museum dedicated to celebrating Abraham Lincoln, one of the greatest presidents in history, as a platform to celebrate a loser like Adlai Stevenson while at the same time ignoring Ronald Reagan, a native son, big winner, and another greatest president.
Lincoln's Bishop -- A President, A Priest, and the Fate of 300 Dakota Sioux Warriors by Gustav Niebuhr, HarperOne '14, $26.99, 210 pages, ASIN #0062097687.
In its 12th season, FCS includes two choirs - Prelude Singers for second and third graders and Concert Singers for fourth through eighth graders.
Does the ghost of Mary Todd Lincoln mess with the sheets at the Equinox hotel in Manchester? Can some of the disappearances reported near Glastenbury be attributed to aliens? Maybe bigfoot? Regardless of the answers, both the hotel and the famous ghost town are featured in "Haunted Inns and Ghostly Getaways of Vermont," the latest book by Thea ... (more)
We tend to assume that learning things easily is the same as learning them well.
"A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots."
Dr. Ben Carson greets a supporter during a book signing event in Colorado Springs, Colo., on Saturday.
"The campaign of U.S. Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes said Tuesday that a scheduling conflict would prevent her from agreeing to a September 5 debate at WHAS-TV," Joe Arnold wrote .
He was born in poverty. When his mother died, he dropped out of school to work. He taught himself to read, worked at a series of jobs, and opened a general store with a friend.
Today is the 161st anniversary of the christening and official naming of the fledgling town of Lincoln, Illinois.
Ever since Ronald Reagan the warmonger landed in Washington liberals longed for a foreign policy president who was up to their standards, was as "thoughtful" as they were, and understood all their dreams.
Participant Media and DreamWorks Studios, which teamed on their sixth film The Hundred-Foot Journey this summer, will continue their partnership on Steven Spielberg 's untitled Cold War pic and the upcoming adaptation The Light Between Oceans .
Updated: Fri Aug 29, 2014 03:51 am
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