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Seven score and 10 years ago, Abraham Lincoln gave his Gettysburg Address, widely considered one of the greatest speeches in American history. But even today, there are still a few points about the speech that are misunderstood.
On the 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address, constitutional scholar and Yale Law professor Akhil Amar, historian and Princeton University professor Sean Wilentz and Jeffrey Rosen of the National Constitution Center discuss the constitutional legacy of Lincoln and the address itself.
Ken Gormley of Duquesne University School of Law looks back at another big historical anniversary this year, the developing Watergate scandal, and how it tested our Constitutional principles.
As the 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy’s assassination nears, here is a look at 10 popular and useful websites that contain all the documents, reports, video and audio you’ll need if you are researching this historic event.
In this excerpt from his new book, A Cruel and Shocking Act: The Secret History of the Kennedy Assassination, a veteran investigative journalist Phillip Shenon reveals what happened to the original autopsy notes in the Kennedy assassination case, and why they ended up in a fireplace.