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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

(Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Car And Truck Sales Show Strong–But Uneven–October Growth

Chrysler sales rise 22 percent. Best October since 2001. GM sales were flat. Ford sales dropped 2 percent, on tight pickup inventories.

11/05/2014

Confederate artillery is fired at Union positions during an evening re-enactment Battle of Gettysburg on June 28, 2013, at the start of the 150th Gettysburg celebration in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Over three days, more than 10,000 re-enactors will pay tribute to the battle that took place in Gettysburg on July 1-3, 1863, during the 1861-1865 US Civil War.     (Credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Thousands Expected For Gettysburg Address Event

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.

11/18/2013

(credit: Karen Bleier/Getty Images)

Portraits Of The Civil War

Making history come alive is important, and in commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg battle, there were many re-enactments this year. Books and movies are also fun.

07/15/2013

Daniel Day-Lewis in the film 'Lincoln'. (Credit: Dreamworks Pictures)

Riding ‘Lincoln’ Popularity, Local Art Dealer Puts Rare Letter Up For Sale

A recently-discovered, unpublished Lincoln family letter written nearly a year before his assassination is being made available by a Philadelphia-based historic documents dealer.

02/22/2013

(Steven Spielberg is nominated as best director for "Lincoln.")

Bill Wine’s Oscar Predictions: Best Director, Best Film

Here are Bill’s picks for the director and the film most likely to take their respective Oscar prizes.

02/21/2013

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

Bill Wine’s Oscar Predictions: Best Actor, Supporting Actor

KYW’s Bill Wine picks the likely winners of best-actor and best-supporting-actor Oscars at this Sunday’s Academy Awards ceremony.

02/20/2013

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

Films Show More Human Sides Of Our Presidents

Films about our presidents, such as Lincoln have gained artistic recognition and the website “Screen Junkies’’ shares some best choices.

02/18/2013

'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' (credit: Warner Bros. Pictures)

‘Hobbit’ Takes Expected Journey To Top Of Box Office

There was nothing middling about the latest Middle-Earth adventure at the box office.

12/17/2012

Daniel Day-Lewis in the film 'Lincoln'. (Credit: Dreamworks Pictures)

Spielberg’s ‘Lincoln’ Leads Golden Globe Nominees

The nominees for the 70th annual Golden Globe awards were announced Thursday morning. The award show is January 13th.

12/13/2012

Gerard Butler stars in 'Playing For Keeps.' (credit: FilmDistrict)

Bah Humbug Weekend At The Movies Before December Blockbusters

With the holiday-season attractions still at least a week away, December’s second weekend was very slow at multiplexes.

12/10/2012

(Credit: Summit Entertainment)

‘Twilight’ Adds To Total For Third Weekend On Top

Not a bad box-office weekend at multiplexes, especially on the traditionally slow weekend after Thanksgiving weekend.

12/03/2012

(Credit: Summit Entertainment)

Moviegoers Sink Teeth Into Twilight For Second Weekend

“Breaking Dawn – Part 2″, the final installment in the “Twilight” series, was first again, earning another $43 million after scoring the eighth biggest opening of all time a week ago.

11/26/2012

(Credit: National Archives/Getty Images)

Rare Document Signed By Lincoln For Sale In Philadelphia

The Raab Collection in Philadelphia said Tuesday it is selling the document, which it calls one of the most important in American history. The asking price is $900,000.

11/20/2012

(Credit: Summit Entertainment)

Howling Debut For ‘Twilight’ Takes Bite Out Of Bond

“The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2″, the fifth and final installment in the wildly popular series of supernatural vampire fantasies, lifted off to a runaway first-place finish by earning an estimated $141 million in its weekend debut, slightly more than the opening take of its predecessor, “Part 1″.

11/19/2012

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