As we’ve mentioned before, LMU’s Abraham Lincoln Library and Museum has put together a special exhibit on technology in the Civil War at the Ford’s Theatre Center for Education and Leadership in Washington, D.C… 1,008 more words
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Have you ever pulled the handle on a slot machine and the coins come shooting out faster than you can grab them? Suddenly you are left scrambling around the crowded casino floor trying in vain to gather your new-found wealth. 500 more words
January has been a whirlwind of activity – museum exhibits, book releases, teaching, and research have filled my days. As next week is the official opening of the exhibit, “Lincoln and the Technology of War,” at the Ford’s Theatre Center for Education and Leadership in Washington, D.C., I really should update everyone about the work that went into that project. 312 more words
In 1956 96-year-old Samuel J. Seymour, who had been a witness to Lincoln’s assassination in 1865, appeared on What’s My Line? He had a bit of a rough time getting there, but it went well.