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Abraham Lincoln

(credit: John Ostapkovich)

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

(An Abraham Lincoln reënactor recites the Gettysburg Address at the National Constitution Center on the 150th anniversary of the famous speech.  Photo by Paul Kurtz)

Constitution Center Marks 150th Anniversary of Gettysburg Address

A reënactor dressed as Abraham Lincoln, right down to the stovepipe hat, addressed a small crowd of students and tourists from the steps of the Constitution Center’s cavernous lobby.

11/19/2013

Stigall Show Log 7.5.13

Chris reviews yesterday’s 4th of July festivities in Philadelphia and the continuing political strife in Egypt. He also talks to Steve Cordasco on Finance Friday, CBS 3′s Beasley Reece, and Comedian Kevin Nealon, who will be performing at Helium Comedy Club this weekend.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–07/05/2013

File Photo (Credit: Jay Lloyd)

Gettysburg Marks 150 Years Since Epic Battle Between North And South

A century and a half ago today, the battle of Gettysburg got under way about 100 miles west of Philadelphia.

07/01/2013

(Constitution Center picture by Steve Tawa)

The National Constitution Center Highlights The American Presidency

Presidents Day is next week but this week there’s some hands-on history taking place this week at the National Constitution Center.

02/13/2013

(Detail of a lithographic version of the Emancipation Proclamation by Charles Shober of Chicago.)

On 150th Anniversary of Emancipation Proclamation, Reflections on Its Philadelphia Impact

January 1st, 2013 marks the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation, the first document that put the US government in official opposition to slavery.

01/01/2013

(Daniel Day-Lewis stars as Abraham Lincoln in "Lincoln.")

Movie Review: ‘Lincoln’

“Lincoln” brings the iconic Abraham Lincoln down to earth, but without diminishing him in any way.

11/16/2012

(Cemetery Ridge, at Gettysburg.  Credit: Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Gettysburg, Pa.

Gettysburg is a magnet for Civil War buffs the year round. But this week it’s an ideal fall getaway.

10/25/2012

(credit: Phran Novelli)

White Snakeroot

White Snakeroot – Ageratina altissima, a member of the Aster family – is a native plant once thought to cure snakebites, but in fact, it’s toxic.

10/23/2012

(Benjamin Walker stars as the 16th president of the United States in this hybrid of history and horror.)

Movie Review: ‘Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter’

It’s not only outlandish but ridiculous and pointless.

06/22/2012

National Constitution Center

Step Into The Presidents’ Shoes Today At The Constitution Center

On this President’s Day, the National Constitution Center has several events planned to entertain and educate.

02/20/2012

Barack Obama  (Photo credit  SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Commemorating Black History

Since 1976, every president has proclaimed Black History Month and the leadership of African Americans has been widely noted.

02/20/2012

Lincoln Financial Field - GETTY

The Story Behind The Naming Of Lincoln Financial Field

When the Eagles host the New England Patriots late Sunday afternoon, they’ll be part of something as American as apple pie, and we’re not talking football, but Lincoln.

11/27/2011

file photo of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington (Getty Images)

Lincoln Worldwide

With the recent 150th anniversary of the start of the Civil War, an article in The Wall Street Journal titled “The Surprising Global Reach of Lincoln,” brings to light the importance of our 16th president internationally.

05/18/2011

file photo of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington (Getty Images)

Reenactment Of Lincoln’s Inaugural Journey In Old City Tuesday

Abraham Lincoln stopped in Philadelphia on his inaugural journey in 1861 and that visit will be reenacted Tuesday morning on Independence Mall.

02/21/2011

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