News Roundup: Abraham Lincoln’s Birthday!

Obama looks to Lincoln while launching presidency, PA –
February 12, 2009 — When Barack Obama launched his presidential campaign, he did it in Abraham Lincoln’s hometown. When he arrived in Washington,

The Daily Minute, Feb. 12
Taunton Call,  USA –
22 of 25: Number of states won by Abraham Lincoln in the 1864 election (Confederate states did not participate). In 1860, Lincoln carried18 of 33 states in

Family donated Lincoln bed to park
The Evening Sun, PA –
the great-great grandson of David Wills slept on the same bed that he believes was President Abraham Lincoln’s resting place the night of Nov.

Harry Lewis: “Blown to Bits: Your Life, Liberty, and Happiness
Democracy Now, NY –
was compared to the train ride taken by Abraham Lincoln from Springfield, Ill., to Washington, DC, in February 1861, en route to his first inauguration.

Management Crisis Threatens “Foreign Relations” Series
Secrecy News, DC –
It also bears mentioning on this 200th birthday of Abraham Lincoln that the venerable FRUS series dates back to the Lincoln Administration.

Obama To Be In Illinois Today For Lincoln Celebration
Obama will be in Illinois where he’ll be the featured speaker at the Abraham Lincoln Association banquet in Springfield. His appearance at the banquet is

Top National News Right Now
WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama, who has made no secret of his admiration for President Abraham Lincoln, is presiding over a number of ceremonies

SNAPSHOT: Lincoln, Abe Lincoln
Chicago Public Radio, IL –
In Chicago it’s hard to go a full day without being reminded of Abraham Lincoln. Here’sa quick snapshot of Abe in Chicago. Add your photos of Lincoln in

Federal News Service (subscription), DC –
All the young people who are out here, who are really the color of the rainbow of America and inclusive of America that Abraham Lincoln stood for,

How Lincoln Speaks to Us Today
Huffington Post, NY –
Abraham Lincoln, whose two hundredth birthday we observe today, was our greatest president and a keen student of political expression.

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