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#ABRAHAM LINCOLN

# abraham-lincoln - Wednesday 16 August, 2017

Abraham Lincoln Memorial defaced in Washington DC

The graffiti appeared to say ‘F*** law’.

# abraham-lincoln - Sunday 19 April, 2015

This is what Lincoln had in his pocket when he was assassinated

This week marked 150 years since the president was assassinated at Ford’s Theatre.

# abraham-lincoln - Monday 18 February, 2013

Mississippi formally abolishes slavery (after forgetting to do it before now)

The state was the last to formally ratify the 13th Amendment in 1995 – but had forgotten to file the proper paperwork.

# abraham-lincoln - Sunday 2 September, 2012

My favourite speech: Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport Leo Varadkar Famous Words This post contains videos

My favourite speech: Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport Leo Varadkar

Continuing our summer series on TheJournal.ie of public figures’ favourite speeches, Leo Varadkar picks one of the most famous speeches ever made by a US president.