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  • Lincoln's 2015 Navigator SUV is a styish people and cargo mover
    Lincoln's 2015 Navigator SUV is a stylish people and cargo mover
    With summer travel vacations in high gear right now, the pain and anguish of packing the family car plus kids always poses space problems. Seems there’s never enough room.Well Lincoln’s Navigator SUV solves that problem as it can carry...
  • Intimidation of citizens
    Behavior monitoring of adults reminiscent of historical “etiquette” rules
    Lincoln Public Schools new grant to focus on student behavior (link) and the Every Child Achieves Act expansion of student mental health diagnosis was merely the crevasse. Government behavior monitoring has the potential to sweep all of us into...
  • Steam Into History, New Freedom
    Pennsylvania steam train: Ride the rails Lincoln rode to the Gettysburg Address
    What is it about a steam train? As Amtrak used to say in its advertising, "There's something about a train that's magic." This is all the more true when riding on a train pulled by a steam locomotive operated by Steam Into...
  • Abraham Lincoln
    Lincoln addresses a divided house
    Springfield, Illinois played host to the state’s Republican convention on June 16, 1858. In attendance were more than 1,000 delegates focused on choosing their candidate to challenge Stephen A. Douglas for one of Illinois’ two seats in...
  • The Memoirs of Abraham Lincoln
    The Memoirs of Abraham Lincoln at Totem Pole Playhouse
    Something most unique is coming to Totem Pole Playhouse. It’s the acclaimed one-man show The Memoirs of Abraham Lincoln, and visitors have many upcoming opportunities to see it beginning this weekend.In recognition of the 150th anniversary...
  • Lincoln's 2015 MKC is an all new AWD crossover in the luxury segment
    Lincoln's 2015 MKC is an all new AWD crossover in the luxury segment
    Thanks to Mark Fields, Ford’s new CEO, the Lincoln brand has been saved after former Ford CEO, Alan Mulally, wanted to dissolve it.And the new Lincoln offerings are sight to behold. The striking designs of the MKS sedan, MKT, MKX and MKC...
  • Lincoln MKZ gets upgrade with Black Label Premium edition
    Lincoln MKZ gets upgrade with Black Label Premium edition
    Lincoln introduced the MKZ for the 2007 model year, but the midsize sedan actually came to life the year before as the Lincoln Zephyr, which in itself was a revival of the Zephyr name for its entry-level sedan lineup in the late 1930s.The MKZ was...
  • The Lincoln MKC crossover
    The 2015 Lincoln MKC is a petite package of luxury, sport, and sophistication
    It wasn't too long ago when the Lincoln Motor Company produced extra large sedans that were noted for their taxi, limousine, and livery workhorse traits. Some argue products then lacked personality with bland style and little soul. This week,...
  • The Trial of the Lincoln Conspirators
    The Trial of the Lincoln Conspirators
    Take a look at the trial faced by the conspirators in the Lincoln assassination with a very different approach. There are still many questions and very few answers to the actual specifics from a legal point of view, often overlooked when...
  • Lincoln's hearse
    Funeral for Abraham Lincoln
    Following the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln on Friday, April 14, 1865, his national funeral was conducted at the White House on Wednesday, April 19th. Prior to the service, Lincoln’s body had laid in state in the East Room upon...
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    President Lincoln and his people skills
    People Skill Adhering to keeping his word and a reputation for honesty, Lincoln dealt with both friend and foe with goodwill and extreme patience. Having used his great oratory and communication skill throughout his life, Abe used communication to...
  • Louis Wigfall
    Louis Trezevant Wigfall's fiery personality
    Louis Trezevant Wigfall’s life of color and intense personality began on April 21, 1816 on his parents’ plantation nearEdgefield, South Carolina. His parents, Levi Durant Wigfall and Eliza Thomson Wigfall, were a socially prominent,...
  • Leave 'em Laughing
    Leave 'em Laughing
    Abraham Lincoln died on this day in 1865. He had been felled the night before by assassin John Wilkes Booth.Lincoln was watching a play,Our American Cousin, at Ford's Theater in Washington, when one of the actresses called for a shawl to...
  • Temptation of Booth
    A not so Good Friday
    On November9, 1863, John T. Ford opened the 1,500-seatFord's Theatre in Washington, D.C., having leased out the previously abandoned First Baptist Church to do so. One of the first leading men to appear there was family friend John Wilkes...
  • Lincoln's murder 150 years ago is commemorated at Ford's Theatre April 14-15
    Lincoln's murder 150 years ago is commemorated at Ford's Theatre April 14-15
    Ford's Theatre commemorates the 150th anniversary of President Lincoln's assassination and death April 14 and 15,with around-the-clock programming at the theatre where he was shot and the nearby house where he died.Also, President Obama...
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