TITLE

Lincoln never said that

PUB. DATE
August 1992
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;8/31/92-9/7/92, Vol. 113 Issue 9, p27
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
States that former President Ronald Reagan's speech at the Republican National Convention featured quotes attributed to the 16th president, Abraham Lincoln, but actually created by William J.H. Boetcker, a Pennsylvania preacher born eight years after Lincoln died. Texas Sen. Phil Gramm and Illinois Gov. Jim Edgar also have quoted Lincoln; Why Reagan should have first contacted experts at the Illinois State Historical Library in Springfield; More.
ACCESSION #
9208311530

 

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