13 days ago
Another of them is that John Wilkes Booth died after killing Abraham Lincoln.
82 days ago
"President Lincoln taught us the value of persistence, and his struggles showed that a man who wrestles with himself and asks hard questions will come to better conclusions," Scott said Wednesday.
83 days ago
He may just be a footnote to history, but Dr. Isachar Zacharie is having a posthumous mini-moment, thanks to the Hollywood-sparked surge of interest in the presidency of Abraham Lincoln.
90 days ago
After million-selling books on the assassinations of Abraham Lincoln and John F. Kennedy, Fox News host Bill O'Reilly is turning to the most famous killing of all.
95 days ago
The nation celebrates Presidents Day on the third Monday each February, between Abraham Lincoln's birthday Feb. 12 and George Washington's on the 22nd.
99 days ago
The exhibit opens Tuesday - fittingly on the anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln's birthday - at the Tennessee State Museum and runs through Monday.
101 days ago
This year marks the 150th anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln issuing the Emancipation Proclamation ending slavery, yet there are slaves in the United States -- men, women, boys and girls.
104 days ago
President Lincoln's Cottage: This was Lincoln's summer home, where he and his family escaped Washington's heat and humidity.
105 days ago
Thanks to noted African-American scholar Carter G. Woodson, the nation celebrates Black History Month in February as a tribute to the birthdays this month of President Abraham Lincoln and Fredrick...
105 days ago
Courtney, who majored in history at Tufts University, asked that the movie, which stars Daniel Day-Lewis as Lincoln, be corrected before its release on DVD.
113 days ago
It's February 1861 and Abraham Lincoln is making his way by train from Springfield, Ill., to his inauguration in Washington, D.C., on March 4.
132 days ago
President Barack Obama is putting a symbolic twist on a time-honored tradition, taking the oath of office for his second term with his hand placed not on a single Bible, but two - one owned by...
136 days ago
I am reminded that this observance is about not only the stroke of Lincoln's pen but also the vision of Harriet Tubman, the appeal of abolitionist David Walker and the genius of Frederick Douglass.
143 days ago
The proclamation did not end slavery outright and at the time couldn't be enforced by Lincoln in areas under Confederate control.
144 days ago
As New Year's Day approached 150 years ago, all eyes were on President Abraham Lincoln.
153 days ago
The movie "Lincoln" explores the political machinations involving President Abraham Lincoln and Congress in 1865 as they considered the 13th Amendment, which abolished slavery.
159 days ago
President Abraham Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation and Martin Luther King Jr.'s march for Civil Rights were 100 years apart, but both changed the nation and expanded freedoms.
168 days ago
In Paula Vogel's warm, non-saccharine vision, the Lincoln character pitches in to do that and more in her sprightly, intellectual musical play, "A Civil War Christmas."
170 days ago
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - "Be sure to use the handrail," national park guide Ronnie van Nostrand said as he led a small tour group upstairs in the only home Abraham Lincoln ever owned.
173 days ago
Lincoln was told that he was no longer welcome to visit Mary, and the engagement, at least for a time, was off, throwing Lincoln into a particularly black depression.