Lincoln’s Birthday III

Today has been Lincoln’s Birthday, but unfortunately it was not a day off of work.

Presidents Washington and Lincoln - Presidents' Day - Marx Presidential FigurinesHowever, it did not stop me from remembering one of my favorite presidents. I was looking to see if I had a picture of just the Lincoln Marx Figure, but couldn’t find one. I need to take one 🙂

I used this picture in my post President’s, Presidents’ or Presidents which is about what is the correct way to refer to the holiday next Monday.

See: Marx Presidents

Abraham Lincoln, Books, Lincoln's Birthday, Reading ListTonight when I got home I decided to dig through a few of my stacks and find some of the books that I have about President Lincoln. This is just a portion of the books that I have about him.

I will list the ones shown here:

  • Lincoln: A Novel by Gore Vidal
  • Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln by Doris Kearns Goodwin
  • Abe Lincoln Gets His Chance by Frances Cavanah
  • Lincoln at Peoria: The Turning Point by Lewis E. Lehrman
  • Abraham Lincoln by George McGovern
  • Abraham Lincoln: The Boy and the Man by James Morgan
  • Lincoln at Gettysburg: The Words that Made America by Garry Wills
  • Killing Lincoln: The Shocking Assassination that Changed America Forever by Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard
  • Abraham Lincoln: The Prairie Years by Carl Sandburg

Also shown is Gettysburg by MacKinlay Kantor. I had not planned on it being in the picture but I had picked it up while looking for the Lincoln books and I didn’t notice that I had included it. The book is about the Civil War battle and not the speech.

Lincoln Books, Lincoln's Birthday, Bill O'Reilly, George McGovern, President Lincoln, Gettysburg, Gore VidalHere is a view of most of the covers. They include some of the best known pictures of President Lincoln.

President Lincoln reading to Tad, Tad Lincoln, Reading Bible, President LincolnSince I have posted about books and President Lincoln. Here is a picture of him reading to his son.

Robert T. Lincoln, Giant in the Shadows, Biography, LIncolnI also have a book about Robert Todd Lincoln. Giant in the Shadows: The Life of Robert T. Lincoln by Jason Emerson is a well researched book about the only son of President Lincoln that lived past the age of 18. He is definitely overshadowed by his father and I look forward to reading this book someday. It is near the top of my to-read list. However, my to-read list is ever shifting so who knows when I will get to it 🙂

Did you take time to remember this great president today?

Steven

 

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