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Abraham Lincoln

BOOK EXCERPT: The death of Chief Justice Roger B. Taney

BOOK EXCERPT: The death of Chief Justice Roger B. Taney

Editor's note: This is the seventh in a series of excerpts from the new book, "On Lincoln's Side."

October 19, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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BOOK EXCERPT: The Soldier Vote

BOOK EXCERPT: The Soldier Vote

Editor's note: This is the sixth in a series of excerpts from the new book, "On Lincoln's Side."

October 12, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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BOOK EXCERPT: The fate of a presidential home

BOOK EXCERPT: The fate of a presidential home

Editor's note: This is the fifth in a series of excerpts from the new book, "On Lincoln's Side."

October 05, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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On Lincoln's Side: Fourth in a series

On Lincoln's Side: Fourth in a series

Lincoln Gambles on Nevada

September 28, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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BOOK EXCERPT: Conditions at Andersonville Prison

BOOK EXCERPT: Conditions at Andersonville Prison

Editor's note: This is the third in a series of excerpts from the new book, "On Lincoln's Side."

September 21, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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BOOK EXCERPT: Washington's close call

BOOK EXCERPT: Washington's close call

Editor's note: This is the second in a series of excerpts from the new book, "On Lincoln's Side."

September 14, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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GUEST COMMENTARY: With wealth, power goes responsibility

GUEST COMMENTARY: With wealth, power goes responsibility

When faced with a far more powerful foe than ISIS, namely the USSR armed with nuclear weapons, the U.S. stood up to the invasion of Korea, launched the Berlin airlift and provided standing occupation forces to successfully nation-build Germany and Japan.

September 14, 2014 12:00 am
BOB HEISSE: Book excerpts offer fascinating look at Lincoln

BOB HEISSE: Book excerpts offer fascinating look at Lincoln

Starting today, Sunday Forum readers will get a preview of a fascinating new book being produced by The Papers of Abraham Lincoln. The book, “On Lincoln’s Side: Reelecting a Leader,” includes documents to and by Lincoln from his re-nomination as Republican presidential candidate in 1864 to h…

September 07, 2014 5:45 am
Salmon P. Chase resignation letter

Salmon P. Chase resignation letter

Treasury Secretary Salmon P. Chase's resignation with President Abraham Lincoln's endorsement on the back.

September 07, 2014 12:00 am
BOOK EXCERPT: Lincoln's Treasury secretary resigns

BOOK EXCERPT: Lincoln's Treasury secretary resigns

Editor's note: This is the first in a series of excerpts from the new book, "On Lincoln's Side."

September 07, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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BOB HEISSE: Chime in about voting, get ready to participate at the polls

BOB HEISSE: Chime in about voting, get ready to participate at the polls

Labor Day weekend signals the end of summer for some, the start of college football for others and the political campaign season for all.

August 31, 2014 12:00 am
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: It’s never too late to appreciate your partners

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: It’s never too late to appreciate your partners

Sometimes in business, and in life, we feel like a lone sled dog on our own personal Iditarod pulling a loaded sled. Sometimes all we need is a partner, and suddenly the burden doesn’t seem as heavy as others join and pull towards the final goal.

August 17, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Crossing the Line -- State Fairs

Crossing the line separating Indiana and Illinois sometimes means dealing with different laws and customs. Readers are asked to share ideas for this weekly feature. This week: State fairs.

August 03, 2014 12:00 am
New Lincoln exhibit opens in South Holland

New Lincoln exhibit opens in South Holland

SOUTH HOLLAND | A new exhibit promoting the life of Abraham Lincoln and his Springfield-based museum and library opened Monday at the Chicago Southland Lincoln Oasis over Interstate 80/294.

July 28, 2014 8:30 pm Photos

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Two groups meet new state license plate standards

INDIANAPOLIS | Just two out of seven requests for new special group license plates won approval Tuesday by a legislative committee tasked with ensuring groups with plates meet strict quality standards.

July 22, 2014 6:50 pm

Iowa filmmaker to make Lincoln Tomb documentary

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. | An Iowa filmmaker plans to make a documentary about Abraham Lincoln's tomb in Springfield, Ill.

July 22, 2014 4:07 pm
OFFBEAT: Sondheim musical about presidential 'Assassins' selling out

OFFBEAT: Sondheim musical about presidential 'Assassins' selling out

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

July 14, 2014 12:00 am

Springfield project to overhaul Lincoln law office

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. | Plans are underway to overhaul the historic Lincoln-Herndon Law Offices site in downtown Springfield, including a working version of an 1840s dry goods store similar to one that was below Abraham Lincoln's law practice.

June 21, 2014 12:00 am
BOB HEISSE: Speak out in our region's town hall

BOB HEISSE: Speak out in our region's town hall

Northwest Indiana needs a town hall, a place for daily idea and viewpoint exchanges and discussion. Our Opinion page can serve that role, and we’re taking steps to do just that.

June 01, 2014 12:00 am

“Saving Lincoln” is a well-told story worth venturing out to see

When I was a history teacher, many years ago, I used to ask my students trick questions. Really, they were thought provokers.

March 30, 2014 12:00 am
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