Yes, Abraham Lincoln was America's first Republican president, and, yes, the GOP proudly calls itself the Party of Lincoln. But Bradley University sociology chair Jackie Hogan wonders: Could Lincoln win his party’s nomination in 2012? Considers his stance on some of the hot-button issues in the Republican primary race.
February 12th marks the 203rd birthday of Abraham Lincoln. Here are some favorite Lincoln quotes.
Chapter & Verse Bill O'Reilly's 'Killing Lincoln' will be made into a documentary by Ridley and Tony Scott
Ridley and Tony Scott will be filming a National Georgraphic documentary based on Bill O'Reilly's book 'Killing Lincoln.'
John Lewis Gaddis's biography is an important examination of a man who shaped the current American way of life.
12/29/2011 08:10 am
'Layaway angels' and the phenomenon of jewelry and coins being dropped into Salvation Army kettles shows Americans may be looking for social connections in their giving this holiday season.
12/21/2011 02:45 pm
St. Louis Cardinals slugger Albert Pujols tied the records of Reggie Jackson and Babe Ruth in hitting three home runs in a single World Series game. He matched or broke other records too.
10/23/2011 12:04 pm
David McCullough, two-time Pulitzer Prize winner and author – most recently – of “The Greater Journey: Americans in Paris,” imparted words of wisdom to a sold-out crowd at Boston’s Symphony Hall last week. Here are four pieces of advice from McCullough.
10/11/2011 04:19 pm
The debate over the use of drones – President Obama's weapon of choice in the war against Al Qaeda – has gathered steam after the killing of US citizen Anwar al-Awlaki.
10/11/2011 10:19 am
An interview with historian David Detzer sheds light on the Battle of Bull Run, the first battle of the US Civil War, fought on July 21, 1861.
07/21/2011 09:20 am
Seeds: One Man’s Serendipitous Journey to Find the Trees That Inspired Famous American Writers from Faulkner to Kerouac, Welty to Wharton
A cross-country search for the grand old trees that once provided shade and shelter for America’s greatest authors.
06/15/2011 06:27 pm