10 odd facts about Abraham Lincoln’s assassination

It was 149 years ago tonight the President Abraham Lincoln was shot while watching a play at Ford’s Theater.  Lincoln died the next morning, and in the aftermath, some odd facts seemed to pop up. Why wasn’t General Ulysses S. Grant in the theater box with Lincoln, as scheduled? Where was the President’s bodyguard? How […]

Video: Sarah Lewis and the Freedom in Failure

Curator and art historian Sarah Lewis talks about creative endeavors using inspiration from the likes of Frederick Douglass and Samuel Morse, in this conversation with National Constitution Center President and CEO Jeffrey Rosen.