Abraham Lincoln

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Travel Guide To Mount Rushmore National Memorial

Practical travel guide to one of the jewels of the National Parks System, Mount Rushmore National Memorial

07/01/2015

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Lincoln Assassination 150th Anniversary, Part 4: The Funeral

Abraham Lincoln’s funeral train reversed the route he took to his inauguration.

04/16/2015

(Cemetery Ridge, at Gettysburg.  Photo by Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Gettysburg, 150 Years After Lincoln Assassination

As we mark 150 years since the assassination of Abraham Lincoln, we note that a getaway to nearby Gettysburg is a rewarding way to reflect on both the man and his turbulent times.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/16/2015

(The assassination of President  Abraham Lincoln by actor John Wilkes Booth, at Ford's Theatre, in Washington DC, on April 14, 1865.  Lincoln died the next morning.  Image from Hulton Archive/ Getty Images)

Lincoln Assassination 150th Anniversary, Part 3: John Wilkes Booth’s Philadelphia Brother

Today is the 150th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln’s death, at the hands of John Wilkes Booth, who had a Philadelphia connection.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/15/2015

(The assassination of President  Abraham Lincoln by actor John Wilkes Booth, at Ford's Theatre, in Washington DC, on April 14, 1865.  Lincoln died the next morning.  Image from Hulton Archive/ Getty Images)

Historian On John Wilkes Booth Killing Lincoln: ‘He Was Motivated By Racism’

Adam Goodheart, author of 1861: The Civil War Awakening, addressed the plot to kill President Abraham Lincoln on the 150th anniversary of his assassination at the hands of John Wilkes Booth.

04/14/2015

Dr. Dan Rolph of the Pennsylvania Historical Society. (Credit: Pat Loeb)

Lincoln Assassination 150th Anniversary, Part 2: Ulysses S. Grant’s Escape From Death

Abraham Lincoln was fatally shot 150 years ago today, in Washington D.C. but smaller dramas connected to that great tragedy unfolded in Philadelphia – including Ulysses S. Grant’s escape from death that night.

04/14/2015

John Meko (L) and James Mundy of the Union League, with John Wilkes Booth's thorax.  (credit: Pat Loeb)

Lincoln Assassination 150th Anniversary: Part 1

Some of the most important artifacts of the tragedy in April, 1865 are housed right in Center City Philadelphia.

04/13/2015

(The Union League's commemorative parade moves down Chestnut Street, near Juniper.  Photo by Mark Abrams)

Philadelphia’s Union League Commemorates Lincoln’s Birthday, 206 Years On

Despite the frigid weather conditions, about 75 people, led by Union cavalry reënactors, marched from Broad Street to Independence Hall.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/12/2015

A photograph of the Lincoln letter, being unveiled in Philadelphia. (Image from PDF via Raab Collection, Philadelphia)

Handwritten Letter From Abraham Lincoln Unveiled In Philadelphia

Nathan Raab, operator of the Philadelphia-based Raab Collection, says the letter is dated Jan. 5, 1849.

12/03/2014

O'Reilly Vs. Stewart 2012: The Rumble In The Air-Conditioned Auditorium

Bill O’Reilly: ‘History Will Judge The Obama Presidency As A Failure’

Dom Giordano talked with Bill O’Reilly about his new book Killing Patton on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT.

10/21/2014

Painting of U.S. President George Washington. (Credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Author: Washington Didn’t Want To Become America’s First President

Chris Stigall talked to author Edward Larson on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT about his new book, The Return of George Washington, about Washington’s return to politics following the Revolutionary War.

10/13/2014

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Your City Guide to Washington D.C.

Refer to this guide to the best dining, lodging and attractions in Washington D.C.

08/19/2014

Stigall Show Log 8.7.14

Chris reviews last night’s Police Athletic League charity game, Eric Holder’s statement claiming to be an activist, and James Carville’s op-ed predicting Democrats will lose the Senate in November.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–08/07/2014

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Bucks County Man Pens Book On Abraham Lincoln And His 2 Mothers

Lincoln had two mothers, Nancy who died when he was nine, and Sarah, a widow Lincoln’s father married.

05/11/2014

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Bordentown Native’s New Book Looks At Pair Who Played Big Role In How Lincoln Is Viewed

By John Ostapkovich PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Abraham Lincoln is revered almost universally as one of our nation’s greatest Presidents, but a new book by a Bordentown, New Jersey native tracks the activities of the two […]

03/18/2014

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