Tag: Abraham Lincoln

Lincoln’s words can still save our country’s soul

As our national political discourse has coarsened in recent years, some have felt emboldened to make racist, homophobic and sexist…

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Honest ‘Lincoln’ opens a doorway into history

Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Tony Kushner of “Angels in America” fame wrote the new movie “Lincoln,” filling roughly 145 of its…

6 years ago

‘Vampire Hunter’ could use more history

Honestly, Abe, they done you wrong. The 16th president, the man who kept the Union together and freed the slaves,…

6 years ago

‘Rivalry’ educational entertainment from America’s past

With bipartisanship out of favor today, modern audiences likely will be amazed, entertained and instructed by “The Rivalry,” a play…

7 years ago

'The Conspirator' offers suspense of the (little) known

Robert Redford’s Civil War court drama “The Conspirator” has a unique distinction. Although it deals with a true event from…

7 years ago