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Abraham Lincoln

Hillary Clinton Mixes Up Her History At Chicago Book Tour Event

It would be a good narrative, if it were only true.

06/11/2014

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Historic Photos In Color: Lincoln, Capone, Oswald … And More

In history books and televised documentaries, we see Abraham Lincoln as a blurred, distant figure in black and white.

03/05/2014

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum (John Muchow/www.presidentlincoln.org)

Lincoln Museum Getting Dozens Of New Documents

Dozens of Lincoln family documents have been donated to the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield, thanks to the widow of a man who was once the state’s Lincoln collection curator.

09/13/2013

Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln’s Father To Be Honored For Military Service

Lincoln historians and fans will be celebrating the life and service of the 16th President’s father this weekend.

08/27/2013

Very few people know that the Lincoln statue in the Lincoln Monument is actually life size. (Credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Horrible Horoscopes: Libra

Mason Johnson knows nothing about horoscopes or astrology. Seriously. When he was six, his mom thought it was funny to make him stick his head out the car window and scream, “What’s your sign?” at women walking by. That is the extent of his experience. Also, Mason is an Aquarius… ladies.

09/20/2012

Abraham Lincoln

Emancipation Proclamation On Display At Lincoln Museum

The Emancipation Proclamation and two other items related to the end of slavery are on display at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield.

WBBM Newsradio–09/04/2012

Abraham Lincoln

Researchers Find Account Of Doctor Who Treated Lincoln’s Fatal Wound

Researchers scouring the National Archives for papers involving President Abraham Lincoln say they’ve made an exciting discovery: a first-person account of a doctor who rushed to Lincoln’s side after he was shot at Ford’s Theatre in D.C.

CBS Chicago–06/05/2012

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Guide To: Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library & Museum

Whether you’re celebrating Presidents Day, honest Abe’s Day of birth, or just looking for a weekend getaway, the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library & Museum is worth the trip to Springfield. This is an educational experience for adults and children of all ages to have fun, make memories and even learn a little something about our 16th president. Here’s a run down of museum highlights and tips to help you plan your next trip.

02/20/2012

The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield, Ill. (Credit: www.alplm.org)

Famous Mary Todd Lincoln Painting Deemed A Fraud

On the official Illinois holiday honoring President Abraham Lincoln’s birthday, word of a famous painting of his First Lady is being called a fraud.

CBS Chicago–02/13/2012

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum (John Muchow/www.presidentlincoln.org)

‘Big 3′ Lincoln Documents Displayed At Museum For Birthday

Lincoln history buffs are in for a birthday treat this weekend.

02/08/2012

The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield, Ill. (Credit: www.alplm.org)

Report: State Budget Cuts Threaten Lincoln Historic Sites

Admirers of Abraham Lincoln will be none too happy to learn that state budget cuts are threatening historic sites across the state.

CBS Chicago–02/03/2012

The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield, Ill. (Credit: www.alplm.org)

Painting Of ‘Cellini’ And Lincoln To Stay At Springfield Museum

It looks like the name – and maybe the face – of now convicted power broker William Cellini will remain right up there with Honest Abe in the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum.

CBS Chicago–11/02/2011

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New ‘Trial’ Coming For Woman Convicted In Lincoln Assassination Plot

A woman who may have been wrongly convicted – and hanged – for conspiring to kill President Abraham Lincoln is getting something of another chance.

WBBM Newsradio–07/25/2011

Abraham Lincoln

College Student Discovers Legal Documents Written By Lincoln

A college student from Gurnee has quite a story to tell about what he is doing over his summer vacation.

WBBM Newsradio–06/16/2011

Abraham Lincoln

Scholar: Lincoln Not Universally Loved

As the Civil War Sesquicentennial approaches, a scholar says Abraham Lincoln is not universally loved. That still resonates in the 21st century.

WBBM Newsradio–01/13/2011

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum (John Muchow/www.presidentlincoln.org)

“Team Of Rivals” Exhibit Opens

CHICAGO (AP) – The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum in Springfield has a new exhibit opening to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Civil War. Called the “Team of Rivals,” the exhibit looks at Lincoln, his […]

CBS Chicago–10/01/2010