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  • March moutzas a bipartisan effort

     March moutzas a bipartisan effort
    I keep reading in the liberal print media that Republicans live in a place called "In Denial," but it turns out that Democrats have established their own colony there as well. How else can you explain the 18-month-old racist baby? That's right, a...
  • Up North for April 9

    Up North for April 9
    Things to do and see in southern Wisconsin. ART ANDERSON ARTS CENTER: 121 66th St., Kenosha. (262) 653-048; http://www.andersonartscenter.com.. KAALEIDOSCOPE GALLERY: Kenosha Art Association, 5615 7th Ave., Kenosha. (262) 654-0065. Student Art...
  • Review: 'The Photographer and the President' by Richard S. Lowry

    Review: 'The Photographer and the President' by Richard S. Lowry
    Near the end of his prose and poetry collection "Memoranda During the War," Walt Whitman contemplated the scope of carnage across the national landscape — "the dead, the dead, the dead — our dead."Those words, notes Richard S. Lowry in his new...
  • Leonard Pitts: Bitterness, pain from 150 years ago recalled

    On the day after the April 9, 1865, surrender at Appomattox Court House in Virginia, Abraham Lincoln appeared at a second-floor window of the White House. He was acceding to the wishes of citizens who had gathered to serenade their president in this...
  • Chicago part of Park Service's plan to mark Lincoln funeral train

    Chicago part of Park Service's plan to mark Lincoln funeral train
    The National Park Service plans to mark the 150th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln's funeral procession from Washington, D.C., to Springfield with events in Chicago and other cities spanning mid-April to early May. Commemorations starting this month...
  • Discovery Museum hosts 'An Evening with Mr. and Mrs. Lincoln'

    Discovery Museum hosts 'An Evening with Mr. and Mrs. Lincoln'
    April marks the beginning of spring, but it also marks an important time in America's history — the end of the Civil War in 1865. Lake County Discovery Museum will be hosting a few events to commemorate the important period of history that took...
  • After 150 years, Dixie still a place apart

    On the day after the surrender at Appomattox Courthouse, Abraham Lincoln appeared at a second-floor window of the White House. He was acceding to the wishes of citizens who had gathered to serenade their president in this moment of victory. They called...
  • Can the GOP become a less-white party?

    Can the GOP become a less-white party?
    Republicans are starting to show some color again. The midterm election that swept Republicans into control of both houses of Congress also brought in the party's largest group of black lawmakers since Reconstruction: Three. Hey, it's a start. They...
  • Allen C. Guelzo: 150th anniversary of 13th Amendment slips past us

    Allen C. Guelzo: 150th anniversary of 13th Amendment slips past us
    As the 150th anniversary of the Civil War winds down toward its conclusion this spring, it's difficult not to look back on the four years of this sesquicentennial and wonder why it all seemed so lackluster. Unlike the centennial in 1961-65, Congress...
  • Where were you 8 years ago today?

    Where were you 8 years ago today?
    Where are we in the presidential election cycle compared to the 2008 election (the last one where there was no incumbent running?) Well, exactly eight years ago today, I was in Springfield without about 15,000 other freezing souls to watch U.S. Sen...
  • Presentation On Gideon Welles Civil War Diary At Statehouse Tuesday

    Presentation On Gideon Welles Civil War Diary At Statehouse Tuesday
    GLASTONBURY — Civil War historians and enthusiasts will explore the diary of Gideon Welles Tuesday at the Old State House. Welles, the Glastonbury native who served as Secretary of the Navy under President Abraham Lincoln, will be showcased with a...