Abraham Lincoln

First Trailer for Spielberg’s “Lincoln”

“Lincoln” is out in limited release on Nov. 9, before expanding wide on Nov. 16. The movie is supposedly provocative in its realistic portrayal of Lincoln and his times.  I am certainly hoping that we will see a historically true presentation of Lincoln instead of the iconic or the cartoonish-super-hero Lincoln. Advertisements

Spielberg’s “Lincoln” Coming in November

Daniel Day-Lewis as “Lincoln”

I can hardly wait till November 10th, the release date for Spielberg’s “Lincoln“! This will finally be a movie that does the real Abraham Lincoln justice.

What is All This About Lincoln and Vampires!?

This is a review I wrote last September of 2011.  The movie based on Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter is coming out this month on June 22, 2012.  I doubt whether I’ll see the movie in a theater because it is much to violent for me.  I’ll catch it on AMC sometime in the future.  I […]

Book Review: “Mr. Lincoln’s Chair: The Shakers and Their Quest for Peace”

Anita Sanchez. Mr. Lincoln’s Chair: The Shakers and Their Quest for Peace. Granville: McDonald & Woodward, 2009. Illustrations. v + 196 pp. $17.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-939923-94-6. Reviewed by Karen S. Campbell First Published on H-CivWar (December, 2009) Commissioned by Martin Johnson Lincoln and the Shakers You will never kill the Devil with a sword.–Mother Ann Lee Anita Sanchez’s 196-page book […]

Review: “The Dark Days of Abraham Lincoln’s Widow As Revealed by Her Own Letters by Myra Helmer Pritchard, Edited and Annotated” by Jason Emerson

Photographs, maps, annotations, notes, bibliography, index, 186 pages, Southern Illinois University Press, 2011. Mary Todd Lincoln (1818-1882) lived a sad life.  Whenever I read about Mrs. Lincoln, I become sad and to read her letters is to bring the reader one step closer to her tragedy.  The pain and anger in her voice is clearly […]

Abraham Lincoln ~ My First Attempt to Draw in 25 Years!!