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Abraham Lincoln Was Our Tallest President Ever. This May Be Why

TIME - 19 Aug 2018
Abraham Lincoln, who would have celebrated his 209th birthday on Feb. 12, left behind an impressive legacy during his time in office — but many Americans still associate the 16th president, first and foremost, with his towering height. Standing 6'4 ...
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Doris Kearns Goodwin coming to Springfield for fundraiser

Herald & Review - 19 Aug 2018
Pulitzer Prize winning author Doris Kearns Goodwin will be in Springfield Oct. 29 as part of a fundraising event for the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library Foundation. Goodwin will discuss her latest book, "Leadership: In Turbulent Times," which is ...
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LOCAL HISTORY COLUMN: Abraham Lincoln slept, stood and walked here

Pekin Daily Times - 18 Aug 2018
The Union barely had time to celebrate Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee's surrender at Appomattox Courthouse on April 9, 1865, before the nation was horrified by the assassination of its Commander-in-Chief, President Abraham Lincoln, at Ford's Theater in ...
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Fall Sports 2018: Q&A with Abraham Lincoln's Sam Christiansen

The Daily Nonpareil - 18 Aug 2018
The 5-foot-6 junior is preparing to take over for departed three-year starting setter Cailey Schaa and lead a Lynx offense that averaged the seventh-most kills per set in Class 5-A (10.89) last year. Where is all of the excitement for this season ...
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Trump jokes about not acting 'presidential' during Florida rally

USA TODAY - 01 Aug 2018
The president then segued into his popularity and Abraham Lincoln. "Abe looked pretty presidential, right?" he said. "He's tough. I admit it, Abe Lincoln is tough, but we love Abe Lincoln." He then talked about a poll and asserted that he was the most ...
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Nyack forces social worker to remove Abraham Lincoln quote

News 12 Westchester - 10 Aug 2018
A social worker says the village of Nyack forced him to remove a sign quoting former President Abraham Lincoln. Joe Hazucha is a social worker, human rights activist and Army Medical Service Corps veteran. He says the 6-by-4-foot sign hung from his ...
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President on the Penobscot: An Evening with Abraham Lincoln

WABI - 06 Aug 2018
As part of "Drums on the Penobscot: A Civil War Experience", the Bangor Historical Society hosts 'President on the Penobscot: An Evening with Abraham Lincoln' on the Bangor Waterfront on Saturday, August 11. During his visit, President Lincoln will ...
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Brentwood's Iconic Statue of Abraham Lincoln

The Hyattsville Wire - 04 Aug 2018
A iconic statue of Abraham Lincoln by one of the most famous sculptors to portray him sits in a cemetery in Brentwood just off of Route 1. The 13-foot bronze sculpture is by Andrew O'Connor, who made the famous statue of Lincoln as the president-elect ...
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Illinois bicentennial: Abraham Lincoln made use of mass media

Northwest Herald - 05 Aug 2018
Editor's note: The Illinois bicentennial series is brought to you by the Illinois Associated Press Media Editors and Illinois Press Association. More than 20 newspapers are creating stories about the state's history, places and key moments in advance ...
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Video: Abraham Lincoln sign taken down in Nyack

The Journal News / Lohud.com - 09 Aug 2018
Joe Hazucha displayed a sign with a quote by Abraham Lincoln outside his Nyack office, before the village made him take it down. Peter Carr, pcarr@lohud.com. by Taboola by Taboola. AD CONTENT. Honey · You're Probably Overpaying at Amazon – This ...
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Inside the Icon: Monumento Abraham Lincoln

San Diego Magazine - 02 Aug 2018
A public opponent of the Mexican-American War, congressman Abraham Lincoln found a kindred spirit in Mexico's democratic reformist and fellow lawyer Benito Juárez (find him on the 20-peso bill). The two lived relatively parallel political lives; they ...

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