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Lincoln’s Birthday

mpj034154900001Today—February 12th, 2009—is the 200th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln’s birth. The 16th President of the Unites States of America, he has continued to be popular and intriguing, even as centuries pass.

The Brown Library has many books about Lincoln, including:

  • Herndon, William Henry. Herndon’s Lincoln. Call number E457.H575 2006
  • Guelzo, Allen C.. Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation: The End of Slavery in America. Call number E453.G9 2004
  • Goodwin, Doris Kearns. Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln. Call number E457.45.G66 2005  Even President Obama read this book and said it influenced his thinking on how to govern!
  • Paludan, Phillip S.. The Presidency of Abraham Lincoln. Call number E457.P18 1994
  • Dell, Christopher. Lincoln and the War Democrats: The Grand Erosion of Conservative Tradition. Call number E459.D33

For more information, check out MSN’s “10 Fascinating Facts about Abraham Lincoln.”