Frankly, I did not know President Obama was so wedded to books and the printed word as to be compared to Abraham Lincoln, author of the Gettysburg. the author of — until now — the finest.

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Get this from a library! Lincoln : an illustrated biography. [Philip B Kunhardt; Peter W Kunhardt; Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State University. Libraries)] — Presents the life and accomplishments of President Abraham Lincoln, with more than 700 illustrations, most of them drawn from the celebrated Meserve collection.

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Lincoln in 1860 Library of Congress: Pre-Presidential Political Timeline At age 23, with no real qualifications and a very limited formal education, Abraham Lincoln ran for his first Illinois political office.

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Did Abraham Lincoln have a middle name? No. He was named for his paternal grandfather who was born in Virginia. How tall was Lincoln and what did he look like?

Abraham Lincoln was born Feb 12, 1809, in a single-room log cabin, Hardin County, Kentucky. His family upbringing was modest; his parents from Virginia were neither wealthy or well known. At an early age, the young Abraham lost his mother, and his father moved away to Indiana.

Biography: What is Abraham Lincoln most known for?. Abraham had very little formal education, but had a strong interest in books and learning. Most of what he learned was self-educated and from books he borrowed. His family later moved to Illinois where Lincoln would set out on his own.

Jan 13, 2009  · Ronald C. White, Jr., is the author of two bestselling books on Abraham Lincoln: The Eloquent President and Lincoln’s Greatest Speech, a New York Times Notable Book. White earned his Ph.D. at Princeton and has lectured on Lincoln at hundreds of universities and organizations, and at Gettysburg and the White House.

Stung by criticism that his biography of Abraham Lincoln contains multiple errors, pugnacious pundit Bill O’Reilly blasted his critics on his Fox News show on Monday evening. The critics attacking his.

This is a vexing book, a book that disappoints almost with every line. Yet like Lincoln himself, it loses all the battles and wins the war. Lincoln: The Biography of a Writer. "Mortality," the name.

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Plus the Bible from cover to cover each year. History, fiction, biography. You name it, he’s read it. “Team of Rivals,” the book about Abraham Lincoln’s Cabinet that is shaping President-elect Barack.

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Abraham Lincoln was born to Thomas and Nancy Lincoln on February 12, 1809, in a log cabin on a farm in Hardin County, Kentucky. Two years later the family moved to a farm on Knob Creek. There, when there was no immediate work to be done, Abraham walked two miles to the schoolhouse, where he learned the basics of reading, writing, and arithmetic.

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Abraham Lincoln is a deified figure in. a pattern of scrutiny that First Ladies continue to face today. For Lincoln, born on this day in 1818 as Mary Ann Todd, it has led many people to attempt to.

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Often considered our greatest president, Abraham Lincoln (Daniel Day-Lewis in the movie) is definitely written about the most. More than 16,000 books have been published. The author of an admired.

the Abraham Lincoln tree. Historian Michael Beschloss, author of several books about the presidency, including The Crisis Years: Kennedy and Khrushchev, recently published a report on the Lincoln.

Abraham Lincoln (February 12, 1809 – April 15, 1865) was an American statesman, politician, and lawyer who served as the 16th president of the United States from 1861 until his assassination in April 1865. Lincoln led the nation through the American Civil.

As a young man, Abraham Lincoln went to war a captain and returned a private. Afterwards, he was a failure as a businessman. As a lawyer in Springfield, he was too.

Few first ladies — at least in recent history — have been quite as loved as Michelle Obama, and this biography is a beautiful. The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln is hands-down one of the best.

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Where did the slaves’ eventual emancipator, Abraham Lincoln, fit into this ideological picture? Mr. Guelzo argues that Lincoln was a liberal who learned better. This brief “biography of his ideas”.

Lincoln, Abraham (12 February 1809–15 April 1865), sixteenth president of the United States, was born in Hardin County, Kentucky, the son of Thomas Lincoln and Nancy Hanks, farmers.Thomas Lincoln had come to Kentucky from Virginia with his father Abraham in 1782. He acquired only enough literacy to sign his name but gained modest prosperity as a carpenter and farmer on the Kentucky frontier.

The literature about Abraham Lincoln is so vast as to defy. to say about this greatest of all Americans. Fred Kaplan’s Lincoln: The Biography of a Writer, is the latest case in point, a book that.

Abraham Lincoln. through a cockeyed and ultimately foolish lens. (Lincoln’s mentor in all things bloody is revealed to be a good-guy vampire named Henry.) In 300-plus pages of textbook biography,