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  • How 'Lincoln's Boys' helped shape the president's legend

    How 'Lincoln's Boys' helped shape the president's legend
    Sometimes political careers are born of chance.
  • The Gettysburg Address: Much noted and long remembered

     The Gettysburg Address: Much noted and long remembered
    The celebration of the 150th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg Address offers an opportunity not simply to memorialize an extraordinary speech; it provides a model and a mirror for writing and speechmaking today. "It's only words": This phrase...

    Cardinal Dolan says Catholic Church 'caricatured as anti-gay'

    Cardinal Dolan says Catholic Church 'caricatured as anti-gay'
    As gay marriage legislation picks up momentum across the country, New York Archbishop Timothy Dolan said the Roman Catholic Church is losing the fight because it's been "caricatured as anti-gay." Dolan, a charismatic cardinal who until recently was...

    Lincoln exhibit at Reagan Library reveals man behind the icon

    Lincoln exhibit at Reagan Library reveals man behind the icon
    This week marks the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg. Considered by many as a turning point in the Civil War, the bloody three-day battle marked the highest number of casualties in the four-year conflict. The Union defeat of the Confederate...

    Bobblehead Booth pulled from Lincoln Museum shelves

     
    One of the more tragic moments of American history will not be retold via bobblehead. The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield, Ill., recently pulled John Wilkes Booth dolls from the gift shop selves. The move follows a...