Book Review: Lucas Morel, Lincoln and the American Founding

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Lucas Morel, Lincoln and the American Founding Reviewed by Burrus M. Carnahan In the fall of 2020, Professor Lucas Morel of Washington and Lee University spoke at the University of Colorado on “The 1619 Project as Missed Opportunity.” His point was that Nicole Hannah-Jones depicted American history as a racial zero-sum game – that any […]

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Book Review: Lincoln in Private by Ron White

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Lincoln in Private: What His Most Personal Reflections Tell Us About Our Greatest President   By Ronald C. White, 2021 Book Reviewed by: E. Phelps Gay In this short, highly readable volume, Ronald C. White examines “fragments” left behind by our 16th President, who made a lifelong habit of writing notes to himself. These thoughts and […]

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