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Latest Abraham Lincoln Items
History is far too important a matter to be left to historians, a fact that members of that profession have proved over and over. To this day, I still laugh out loud when rereading James David Barber's pretentious 1977 opus, "The Presidential Character: Predicting Performance in the White House."
A new Disney princess has ascended to the box-office throne with a No. 1 debut for Pixar Animation's "Brave."
A policy of strategic ambiguity" is a striped-pants way of saying "keep your opponent guessing." It also can be a Foggy Bottom euphemism for lack of policy, or for just not knowing what to do in a difficult situation.
I could summarize the plot of "Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter," but why bother? All the important details are in the title: A tall actor who's outfitted to look vaguely like America's 16th president — and he kills vampires. What else do you need to know?
When a book containing George Washington's personal copies of the Constitution and the Bill of Rights was first sold at a Philadelphia auction house in 1876, it was purchased for $13 — about $277 in today's value. Times have changed.
Stolen documents, military medals and other artifacts valued at about $5 million _ including letters signed by Abraham Lincoln and Thomas Jefferson _ were returned Wednesday to Chicago's Polish Museum after being found in the basement of a home decades after they went missing.
Writer and historian William Lee Miller has died in New York City at age 86.
"Moving forward" is suddenly everybody's cliche in a city that thrives on political cliches, but there's another Washington that looks to the past - or at least a commemoration of the past - and how we pay homage to the men who shaped the nation's destiny.
Robert Todd Lincoln was the oldest of President Abraham Lincoln's four sons and the only one to live to maturity. In contrast to his self-educated father, he graduated from Phillips Exeter Academy and then Harvard. After the Civil War, he became one of the most prominent lawyers in Chicago, and by virtue of his name became a factor in Republican politics.