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April 17, 2015
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In conversation: Steven B. Smith on the importance of Abraham Lincoln — then and now

In commemoration of the death of President Abraham Lincoln on April 15, 1865, YaleNews spoke with Steven B. Smith, the Alfred Cowles Professor of Government and Philosophy and a scholar on the writings of Abraham Lincoln. Smith, who edited and … Continue reading

November 6, 2013
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Überwachung kann Richtung Totalitarismus abgleiten

(Teil 1) Um Terroranschläge zu verhindern, kommen Instrumente zur Anwendung, die jederzeit den Wandel zu einem Polizeistaat erlauben. (1) Das Monitoring der Menschen, ob privat oder staatlich, folgt einer eigenen Logik. Wo ausgespäht und ausgehorcht wird, sind alle verdächtig. Niemand … Continue reading

April 25, 2013
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UA Researchers Solve Mystery of Lincoln’s Funeral Train

With the 2015 sesquicentennial of Abraham Lincoln’s death approaching, interest is rising, and with new tools, UA researchers have turned their attention to one of the last remaining mysteries about what reportedly was the largest traditional funeral in American history … Continue reading

October 21, 2012
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Civil War Stories Forever Preserved

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Faded and sometimes tattered, letters and journal entries written 150 years ago by hopeful and homesick Civil War soldiers will forever be preserved online, thanks to digitization by Michigan State University archivists. University Archives and Historical … Continue reading

June 4, 2012
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Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter

WHO WILL DIG IT? History buffs who thought they knew everything there was to know about the 16th President of the United States, and those who appreciate slick, supernatural action.