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A Look at “And There Was Light: Abraham Lincoln and the American Struggle” by Jon Meacham

And There Was Light: Abraham Lincoln and the American Struggle by Jon Meacham My rating: 4 of 5 stars Another book on Lincoln? There has been so much written on the life of Abraham Lincoln that I was a bit … Continue reading

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Politics, Presidents, and Making the Wheel Turn

One new David Brooks column on Abraham Lincoln, and a review of Robert Caro’s LBJ books by Thomas Meaney, in “The Nation”, have made for some great Thanksgiving reading. Connected? I think so. Brooks, in his column, masterfully writes of … Continue reading

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Lincoln Our Greatest President?

Abraham Lincoln, in a recent survey of 65 historians, was voted as our greatest president. James Buchanan was voted the worst. On this Presidents day what are your thoughts. If not Lincoln then who do you think stands above the … Continue reading

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