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Articles with keyword "Abraham Lincoln"

Richard Slotkin


Impertinent Questions with Richard Slotkin

The legacy of the Battle of Antietam.

Andrew Ferguson


Looking for Lincoln

Journalist Andrew Ferguson and NEH Chairman Bruce Cole discuss America's love-hate relationship with our sixteenth president.

Abraham Lincoln as a young lawyer


"Terrific in Denunciation"

Abraham Lincoln's legal papers reveal a surprising cache of sundry clients and dramatic litigation.

Civil War-era group portrait of blacks near the James River in Virginia


Reading the Civil War

The moral and political dilemmas of the time seem so clear in retrospect.


History Unfiltered

Entrepreneur and onetime gubernatorial candidate Lewis Lehrman talks to NEH Chairman Bruce Cole about Abraham Lincoln’s pivotal speech in 1854.


Editor's Note, January/February 2009

In the 1995 Hollywood movie Copycat, the killer tells Sigourney Weaver’s character, “Did you know, Helen, that there are more books written about Jack the Ripper than Abraham Lincoln?” Hardly

Image of poster from Lincoln Centennial


Lincoln’s Centennial

The year was marked by adulation.

Image of Lincoln at McClellan's camp


Lincoln the Great

Though He Didn’t Look That Way at the Time.

Ann Thompson

In Focus

Oklahoma’s Ann Thompson

Ann Thompson finds inspiration in Lincoln.

Image of Virginia Carter of the Kentucky Humanities Council

In Focus

Kentucky’s Virginia Carter

Virginia Carter promotes her state's history with Chautauqua.