Jun 22

Facts about the real Abraham Lincoln



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Contributor Benjamin Brown looks at 10 interesting facts about Abraham Lincoln, who is getting a bit of media attention this week as a movie debuts about Lincoln’s fictional exploits as a vampire hunter.



Jun 18

Why Watergate didn’t affect the 1972 election



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Contributor Benjamin Brown looks back at the 1972 election and how voters didn’t care about the fledgling Watergate scandal as Richard Nixon sought re-election.



Jun 8

Week in Review: The Constitutional Convention



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It was 225 years ago that the Constitutional Convention started in earnest in Philadelphia. Our historical correspondent, Benjamin Brown, looks at the week that was in early June 1787.



Jun 2

The Constitutional Convention Week In Review



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It was 225 years ago this week that the Constitutional Convention started in earnest in Philadelphia. Our historical correspondent, Benjamin Brown, looks at the week that was in May 1787.



May 25

Where the delegates stayed in 1787



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Looking back to 225 years ago, it’s hard to imagine what it would be like to arrive in Philadelphia by May 25th, to set the course of a new nation. For starters, the delegates had to find lodging for months – without the help of Expedia or hotels.com.