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Study Abroad Grant Program Reintroduced to Senate

U.S. Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin (D-IL) and U.S. Senator Roger Wicker (R-MS) today reintroduced the bipartisan, bicameral Senator Paul Simon Study Abroad Program...
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November 19 in History

Richard Lederer gives us a sesquicentennial look back at the Gettysburg Address

“Abraham Lincoln wrote the Gettysburg Address while traveling from Washington to Gettysburg on the back of an envelope,” once wrote a student. In one fell swoop — and one swell foop — that young scholar managed to misplace a modifier and perpetuate an inaccurate myth.

In his Pulitzer-Prize-winning Lincoln at Gettysburg, Garry Wills dulls the old saw that claims Lincoln, divinely inspired, dashed off his speech during a brief train ride: “These mythical accounts… To read the full story, click here.

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