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  • Illinois will relive Lincoln's assassination and funeral

    Illinois will relive Lincoln's assassination and funeral
    Actors will take the stage April 14 in Springfield, Ill., to perform a comedy that is remembered for its role in an American tragedy. One hundred fifty years to the day that President Lincoln was shot during the laughter of Act 3, Scene 2, the curtain...
  • Walk in Abraham Lincoln's footsteps 150 years later at preserved sites

    Walk in Abraham Lincoln's footsteps 150 years later at preserved sites
    There's nothing quite like wandering around the spot where a historic event occurred to help the imagination grasp how it all unfolded. Which is why I was standing on one side of the wraparound balcony in Washington, D.C.'s Ford's Theatre last year,...
  • When Lincoln died, a nation mourned -- or did it?

    Few events in American history unleashed deeper and more profound mass mourning than the assassination of Abraham Lincoln 150 years ago, on April 15, 1865. To Northerners, Lincoln was the recently (and overwhelmingly) reelected president, a revered...
  • 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...
  • Chair in which Lincoln was shot center stage on anniversary

    Jeff Buczkiewicz stood before the chair Abraham Lincoln was sitting in when he was assassinated 150 years ago. He peered silently into the glass-enclosed case at the rocking chair, then snapped pictures for posterity. "You just get drawn into these...
  • Leyden revives play for 150th anniversary of Lincoln's death

    Leyden revives play for 150th anniversary of Lincoln's death
    On the 150th anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln's assassination, Leyden theater students will take on the challenge of reproducing both the play the president was watching and his death. On April 14, 1865, Lincoln was watching the third act of...
  • Hundreds mark 50 years since Malcolm X's assassination

    Activists, actors and politicians gathered Saturday in New York City to honor civil rights leader Malcolm X with a ceremony at the Harlem site where he was assassinated 50 years ago. About 300 people converged to hear remarks from one of Malcolm X's six...
  • Remembering Selma: Participants recall historic march 50 years later

    Remembering Selma: Participants recall historic march 50 years later
    They didn't know each other 50 years ago when they took separate road trips to Selma, Ala. For that matter, they still don't know each other even though they remain united by history — by each of their decisions to answer Martin Luther King Jr.'...
  • Shootings of officers also deserve full investigation

    Shootings of officers also deserve full investigation
    I was totally distressed about the attempted assassination of the two police officers in Ferguson, Mo. When will the president send Attorney General Eric Holder to investigate this and the assassination of the two police officers in New York City?...
  • How Nemtsov's killing puts Putin in the crosshairs

    How Nemtsov's killing puts Putin in the crosshairs
    Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov's killing is not just a tragedy for Russia, but could be a harbinger of political turbulence. Commentary in the West implicitly blames President Vladimir Putin, highlighting the long list of Putin critics who have...
  • Western Springs garage owner an institution in town

    Western Springs garage owner an institution in town
    There are iconic figures where only their first name is needed. Las Vegas has Celine. Cleveland has LeBron. Chicago has Rahm. Western Springs has Wally. The longtime owner of Wally's Garage, Wally Kloog is a renaissance man. Go into his auto repair shop...