Editors Note: would any other presidents hair fetch this amount of money $25,000 at auction?
A collection of Abraham Lincoln memorabilia has been sold at an auction in Dallas, fetching more than $800,000.
A lock of the assassinated president's hair went for $25,000 but a letter admitting the Civil War was not going well remained unsold. [...]
150 years ago today President Abraham Lincoln spoke 277 words that, for generations, were memorized by students in schools across this great nation. Some of those former students, now drawing social security, still remember those immortal words. [...]
On November 21, 1863, 150 years ago this Tuesday, Abraham Lincoln delivered the Gettysburg Address.
At 272 words, it is a model of brevity and a testament to Lincoln's political wisdom. He shows us that words can clarify, challenge, inspire. [...]
How Lincoln forged a civil religion of American nationalism [...]
Pennsylvania newspaper retracts editorial dismissing Gettysburg Address as "silly remarks" [...]
The Gettysburg Address wasn't written on a train, but the trip may have helped shape it. [...]
“Nearly all men can stand adversity,
but if you want to test a man’s character,
give him power.”
– Abraham Lincoln –
Who do You Know, or Know Of, that this measure applies to in a Negative Way? [...]