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Join us for the 6th annual Lincoln Ideas Forum as we bring together experts and the public in an exploration of presidential character. This virtual program will take place on Thursday October 29, 2020 from 1:00 PM- 2:30 PM. About this Event Known as Honest Abe from an early age, as the story goes, Lincoln’s integrity remains a lasting part …
The Washington Post: Kamala Harris’s ‘little history lesson’ about Lincoln’s Supreme Court vacancy wasn’t exactly true
The question from vice-presidential debate moderator Susan Page was actually about preexisting conditions. But Vice President Pence ignored it because he wanted to raise the specter of Democrats packing the Supreme Court if former vice president Joe Biden and California Sen. Kamala D. Harris win the election next month. “There have been 29 vacancies on the Supreme Court during presidential …
These Are the DC-Area Museums and Cultural Institutions That Have Reopened So Far After months of coronavirus closures, museums are inviting visitors back—but with plenty of new rules. See the list.
Presidential Retreats A history happy hour put on by the White House Historical Association, and edited and aired by C-SPAN. Watch the full program here.
Half Virtual Arts Round Up, August 27, 2020 Live and in person: a Haggadah program at the Museum of the Bible, storytelling and cemetery tours at Lincoln’s Cottage and comedy at the Birchmere. Find out more by clicking here.
ABE’S HOUSE: Take a trip to President Lincoln’s Cottage for story time or a tour of the US Soldiers’ and Airmen’s Home cemetery across the way. During South Lawn story time, guides will share stories about Lincoln’s legacy and the genesis of the Emancipation Proclamation. Or take a turn around the historic cemetery located across the street from the cottage. Advance ticket purchase …
President Lincoln’s Cottage is holding its annual Homecoming event to support the veterans who call the Armed Forces Retirement Home their home. This year, instead of an in-person event, due to the pandemic they’re asking the local community to submit videos to show their appreciation for the men and women who gave their time to defend our country. From the …
News Release — Executive Office of the Mayor and the District Department of Transportation FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 11, 2020 CONTACT: LaToya Foster (EOM) Lauren Stephens (DDOT) DC Streetcar Normal Service Restored to Meet Increased Demand (WASHINGTON, DC) – Today, Mayor Muriel Bowser and the District Department of Transportation (DDOT) announced that, effective September 20, the DC Circulator will resume its National …