• Abraham Lincoln's Secret Visits to Slaves

    by William R. Black

    In the mid-1930s, the Federal Writers’ Project interviewed thousands of former slaves, some of whom claimed the president came to their plantations disguised as a beggar or a peddler, telling them they’d soon be free.

  • What would Lincoln think of Trump?

    by Sidney Blumenthal

    In his first political speech Lincoln denounced he emergence of a man driven to power by a fierce desire for “celebrity and fame” who “thirsts and burns for distinction.” Remind you of anyone?