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Library of Congress Displays Gettysburg Address

One of five known manuscripts of Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address is going on display at the Library of Congress.


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Library of Congress to Display Gettysburg Address

The Library of Congress plans to display a copy of the Gettysburg Address over a six-week period starting later this month.


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Mary Todd Lincoln Letter Selling For $15,000

A dealer of rare historic documents is selling a letter that provides a glimpse of the everyday life of President Abraham Lincoln’s family at the White House.


President Barack Obama was sworn in by Chief Justice John Roberts, while using a bible that was once used by Martin Luther King Jr. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Obama: Privilege To Use King’s Bible In Inaugural

President Barack Obama says it was a privilege to take the oath of office using a Bible that had been owned by the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.


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Preview Of Maryland: A House Divided

View the Maryland: A House Divided exhibit; a collection showcasing the situation Maryland was in at the beginning of the war.


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‘Lincoln’ Director Spielberg Speaks In Gettysburg

With his new film about the 16th president in theaters, two-time Academy Award winning director Steven Spielberg was to make the keynote address during ceremonies that celebrate the 149th anniversary of “The Gettysburg Address.”


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Spielberg’s Movie About Abraham Lincoln Pumped $64M Into Va. Economy

The Virginia Film Office says the makers of Steven Spielberg’s movie about Abraham Lincoln spent more than $32 million in the state.


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Roads Closures For Emancipation Day Parade In D.C.

Several roads in northwest Washington will be closing for a parade and fireworks display in celebration of Emancipation Day. Roads to re-open near the start of rush hour.


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Best Iconic Works Of Art In DC

Many images you’ve seen throughout history had their start in D.C. Here’s a chance to learn a little bit more about these works.


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Ford’s Theatre Celebrating Abraham Lincoln’s 203rd Birthday By Opening Educational Center

The Ford’s Theatre Center for Education and Leadership opens to the public Sunday. The new center is part of a $60 million project to create a four-part campus for visitors to learn about the 16th president in the nation’s capital.