Apr 16

Tax holiday inspired by freedom



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Americans are enjoying a brief tax holiday this year–filings are not due until April 17–and credit for the postponement goes to an unexpected hero: none other than Abraham Lincoln.



Feb 20

The Great Emancipator: Abraham Lincoln…or Martin Luther King, Jr.?



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In the fictional “Killing Lincoln,” Bill O’Reilly touts Lincoln as our best president. In part, that accolade is based on the perception of Lincoln as the Great Emancipator.



Feb 6

Conversation: Emancipation Proclamation [VIDEO]



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Exhibit Developer Sarah Winski and Registrar Stephanie Weiner share insights and information about the National Constitution Center’s rare printing of the Emancipation Proclamation, signed by Abraham Lincoln.