The rendition at the bottom of this post is by Marian Anderson, perhaps the most gifted songstress of her generation. A devout Christian, this granddaughter of slaves was denied the opportunity by the Daughters of the American Revolution to sing
A biography of Robert Todd Lincoln a few years ago is entitled Giant in the Shadows, and that is an accurate description of him. One of the foremost attorneys of his day, a noted philanthropist, Secretary of War
My bride obtained her master’s degree in library science from the University of Wisconsin at Madison. Judging from a recent event, I guess they don’t teach history, at least American history, there anymore: The University of Wisconsin-Madison certainly shows
I have never liked Presidents’ Day. Why celebrate all presidents when only a select few of them, like Washington and Lincoln, deserve to be celebrated? Officially the date is still the commemoration of George Washington’s birthday, which actually won’t occur until February 22.
Hands down the most moving inaugural address in American history is the second inaugural address given by President Lincoln, little over a month before his death. It is short, to the point and powerful. It is also the most important theological
(This is a repeat from last year. In light of the Supreme Court’s decision yesterday, go here to read about it, in Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt striking down two key sections in the