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Part II: "The Lady Nurse of Ward E" bids adieu to Washington, D.C.

This post by Curator Diane Wendt continues the story of Civil War nurse Amanda Akin , which began in Part I .


Related Topix: Washington, DC, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Lincoln

Thu Jul 31, 2014

The Aiken Standard

Arts and Humanities: Columnist offers travel diary in three parts

Submitted photo Pictured, from left, are the four travelers Emily Geyer, Michael Budd, Tom Mack and Andrew Geyer having lunch at the Wig and Mitre.


Related Topix: Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Lincoln, Lamar University, Travel, United Kingdom Travel, Europe Travel, London, United Kingdom Travel

Roosevelt's congressional frustration is familiar

I love a good book on U.S. history, and Doris Kearns Goodwin's latest is one of the best I've seen.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Books, The Bully Pulpit, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Lincoln, US News, Journalism

Wall Street Journal

Lee Pace on 'Guardians of the Galaxy,' 'The Hobbit' and 'Halt and Catch Fire'

You've seen glimpses of him kicking butt as elf king Thranduil in the trailer for "The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies," and this weekend you can see much more of the actor as villain Ronan the Accuser in Marvel's "Guardians of the Galaxy."


Related Topix: Guardians of the Galaxy, Lee Pace, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Lincoln

KWQC-TV Davenport

Agency could cut hours at Illinois historic sites

Illinois officials say budget cuts will force them to consider cutting hours at some state historic sites after the Labor Day holiday.


Related Topix: Lincoln, Drama Movies, Biography Movies

Erie Canal Park in Camillus is putting on a special celebration

The Erie Canal Park in Camillus will be celebrating "The Erie Canal and the Civil War", on Saturday, August 9, from 10-4.


Related Topix: Camillus, NY, Lincoln, Drama Movies, Biography Movies

The Revolution Was Not Televised - It Was Drawn

It's almost hard to imagine, but principles such as equal opportunity and security for all Americans, now widely accepted, were once considered extreme ideas.


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Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Morning Call

DeHaan's 'Devil's Knot' just a blip on movie landscape

There was a lot of hoopla surrounding Allentown native Dane DeHaan when he played Harry Osborn in " The Amazing Spider-Man 2." The film, which arrives on DVD and Blu-ray Aug. 19, picked up $786 million at the box office and is the sixth-highest grossing picture of the year.


Related Topix: Dane DeHaan, Allentown, PA, Chloe, Lincoln, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Amigo, Movies, Entertainment

WYMG-FM Springfield


Numbers released by the Illinois Office of Tourism indicates the Springfield area continues to be a big draw for visitors.


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New Jersey Herald

College Basketball: Sussex County scoring champ Tobin preps for final hoops season at ESU

Photo by Daniel Free/New Jersey Herald - East Stroudsburg University's Matt Tobin, a former Hopatcong High School basketball standout, instructs a group of fifth- through eighth-graders on July 14 at the B.T. Basketball Camp in Sparta.


Related Topix: Sussex County, NJ, Hopatcong, NJ, Sparta, NJ, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Lincoln, Vernon, NJ


6 (3) Best & 6 (3) Worst Historical Movie Epics of the 2000s

The first trailer for Ridley Scott's upcoming Exodus: Gods and Kings landed [a few weeks earlier], and it certainly seems like a return to familiar territory for the veteran director, who has helmed several big-budget epics over the last decade.


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British film fanatics watch one film up to 29 times study reveals

Movie mad Britons get so hooked on one film, they watch it up to 29 times, a study has revealed.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Celebrities, Harrison Ford, Comedy Movies, Thriller, Fight Club, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Helena Bonham Carter, Inception, Sport Movies, Gladiator, Adventure


Celebrity Birthdays, July 30: Terry Crews, Laurence Fishburne and Jamie Pressly

Actor and former American football player Terry Crews turns 46 today. Crews was drafted by the Los Angeles Rams in the 11th round of the 1991 NFL Draft.


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Daily Mail

Previously unpublished 1860 letter in which Abraham Lincoln shows...

Brave Abby Hernandez stares down alleged kidnapper in court after it's revealed she may have been held captive in a shipping container next to his house National Guard on US-Mexico border can't make arrests but serve as 'a powerful reminder that what you are doing is a crime', says Rick Perry The Islamic State Killing Fields: ISS releases ... (more)


Related Topix: Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Lincoln, Home Listing, Home, Prison, Rick Perry, US Governors

Tue Jul 29, 2014

International Business Times

Doctor Strange Casting Update: Benedict Cumberbatch on the Role;...

Scott Derrickson's "Doctor Strange" is one of the most highly anticipated Marvel movies expected to release in 2016.


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Connecticut Post

It was a day to tout Central Florida's triumph and UConn dual dominance and the undoubtedly successful inaugural AAC campaign because, well, why the hell not? It was a day for commissioner Mike Aresco to puff his chest, a day to admit "I do not care for the Power Five designation."


Related Topix: Lincoln, Drama Movies, Biography Movies

Free Republic

Duty, Ability, and Rights

These terms -- duty, ability, and rights -- are often conflated, as a result of French and American influences.


Related Topix: Lincoln, Drama Movies, Biography Movies

Daily Herald

Excavation finds courthouse where Lincoln worked

Archaeologists excavating near the McLean County Museum of History in Bloomington have unearthed part of the footprint of the 1836 courthouse where experts said Abraham Lincoln worked as an attorney.


Related Topix: Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Lincoln, Archaeology, Anthropology, Science, McLean County, IL, Bloomington, IL

Fox News

Unpublished 1860 letter by Lincoln shows 'nervous' side

An unpublished letter from Abraham Lincoln dated 1860 reveals the future president as a "nervous" man not entirely comfortable with his budding fame.


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The Washington Post


Black World War II veterans changed the climate of the South. Most of this story is unknown, or not much told.


Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Thriller, Justice, Monroe, NC, Self Defense