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.
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.
Thousands of people are heading to a small town in southern Pennsylvania Tuesday to commemorate a speech that for 150 years has been a source of national identity.
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.
To mark the anniversary, a treasure trove of artifacts was on display today at the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia.