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Pulitzer Prize-winning author Doris Kearns Goodwin will speak as part of the Rutman Distinguished Lecture Series on the American Presidency at the University of New Hampshire Monday, Sept. 29, at 7 p.m. in Johnson Theatre at the Paul Creative Arts Center.
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Where: Merle and Majorie Fish Interfaith Center, home of the Ray and Pauline Wallace All Faiths Chapel and the J.E. and Flora Scott Wilkinson Founders Chapel The opening day of Hesperian College in Woodland, Calif. was the same day Abraham Lincoln was inaugurated the 16th United States president.
The recent speech by President Obama on the devastation by ISIS on the Syrian and Iraqi people proved unequivocally that this is one president which will go out of his way to say allot about nothing. He spoke nearly thirty minutes utilizing tough words and idle threats in an attempt to sound bold, strong and the defender of our nation, yet with no apparent conviction.
In this undated photo, the statues of George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Teddy Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln are shown at Mount Rushmore in South Dakota. Theodore Roosevelt and two more Roosevelts who occupied the White House, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt and his first lady, Eleanor, are the subjects of a new Ken Burns documentary for public television, "The Roosevelts: An Intimate History."
The author of the award winning book Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln will help Rider University kick off its 150th anniversary celebration this week. World-renowned presidential historian and Pulitzer Prize-winner Doris Kearns Goodwin will speak on Tuesday evening, 5 p.m., in the Student Recreation Center .
Chris DeRose , a historian and political strategist, will discuss his book examining how the Civil War affected Abraham Lincoln 's presidency and the five former presidents who lived through that era, in a program Tuesday at the New Canaan Library . DeRose will discuss his book, "The Presidents' War: Six American Presidents and the Civil War That Divided Them," at 7 p.m. in the library's Adrian Lamb Room.
1862 - U.S. President Abraham Lincoln issues the Emancipation Proclamation, declaring all slaves in the Confederate States free as of Jan. 1, 1863. 1914 - A German submarine sinks three British cruisers in one hour off the Dutch coast; the German cruiser Emden shells Madras in 1970 - Arab chiefs of state send envoys to meet with King Hussein and Yasser Arafat to persuade them to find a way to contain the fighting between the Jordanian Army and Palestinian guerrillas.
Two Civil War doctors and a nurse gathered to inspect the army's new "recruits," who were actually suburban children visiting the Civil War Encampment at the Batavia Riverwalk. The YGS Group provides digital and printed reprint services for Daily Herald.
GETTING A MAKEOVER: A French Bulldog at the Darlington Dog show at Ripon, relunctantly gets it's face washed Picture: RICHARD DOUGHTY GETTING A MAKEOVER: A French Bulldog at the Darlington Dog show at Ripon relunctantly gets it's face washed. Picture: RICHARD DOUGHTY BIG HOUND: A Deer Hound is put through it's paces in the show ring at Darlington Dog Show Picture:RICHARD DOUGHTY The historic show can trace its roots back to the year Abraham Lincoln was selected as a United States presidential candidate and now attracts thousands of competitors from all over the UK.
The W hotel's POV rooftop bar reopens to the public this weekend after a swanky new renovation to its outdoor terrace and indoor lounge. The design, conceived by New York-based architectural firm nemaworkshop, riffs on all things Washington-even red tape.
Annual Car Cruise-In at The Mill on 66 features new weekend vendor market Event this weekend includes car show, vendors, live music, food and annual meeting of foundation L INCOLN - Everyone is invited and encouraged to come out to The Mill on 66 this weekend.
The soap opera that played out in Richmond these last weeks and ended with the convictions of former Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, on multiple counts of fraud and conspiracy charges is a tragedy for them, their children and the voters of Virginia. By most objective standards, McDonnell did a good job as governor.
This year's Brisbane Festival has Philip Glass, Orlando and a theatre show performed on three treadmills. Here's some of what's on offer in 2014a Originally a novel by Virginia Woolf, made into a 1992 movie by Sally Potter that brought the ethereal Tilda Swinton to international attention, Orlando is the story of a gender fluid nobleperson at the court of Elizabeth I who survives several subsequent centuries of English life.
The Saltire, or the Flag of Scotland , and the Union Flag fly outside the Scottish Office, with the London Eye wheel seen behind, in central London August 28. Because of their own civil war, Americans do not look kindly on attempts by others to break up a country. Here are only a few recent examples of this trait: President Obama decided to attack the extremist Islamic State in part to preserve the existing communities in both Iraq and Syria.
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