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"I am 10 years older than I was a year ago." We believe that's a line Abraham Lincoln said to Gen. Ulysses S. Grant at the end of "Lincoln." Or it could be something "Lincoln" lead Daniel Day-Lewis wearily muttered during one of the endless Q&As he's done...
RICHMOND, Va. — Below the spaghetti-works of Interstate 95, beside a canal where excursion boats are the only watercraft, I try to imagine a group of African American workers on the day after Union soldiers brought freedom to Richmond. They were...
Jacket CopyBefore the era of the 24-hour news cycle and weekly televised debates, the predominant and most creative outlet for presidential candidates to communicate their vision was the campaign poster. With "Presidential Campaign Posters" (Quirk Books, $40), the...
Special to Tribune newspapersA Disposition to Be Rich How a Small-Town Pastor's Son Ruined an American President, Brought on a Wall Street Crash, and Made Himself the Best-Hated Man in the United States Geoffrey C. Ward Alfred A. Knopf: 415 pp., $28.95. In 1863, the young...
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24 FramesMeryl Streep's efforts to get a National Women's History Museum built in Washington, D.C....
Pop & HissPresident Obama sang the blues on Tuesday with B.B. King, Mick Jagger and Buddy Guy for a White House blues concert. The President is one of many chief executives who have shown their musical talents in office....
Opinion L.A.So we hear that those were tears of joy from Vladimir Putin as he claimed victory in Russia's presidential election. They couldn't have been tears of surprise. The results had supposedly been in the bag for weeks, and a third......
Nation NowRonald Reagan: A nine-foot statue of former President Reagan was unveiled at Washington airport....
Jacket CopyLots of presidents and neighborhoods lend their names to schools in Los Angeles, but authors, not so much....
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Special to the Los Angeles TimesOn a blustery late-winter afternoon at Manassas, where a muscular statue of Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson marks the spot where the Confederate general earned his nickname, the Civil War lives, not separate from life in Virginia, but intricately entwined with...
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