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Saturday, December 22, 2012
SCV Telegraph- more on Lincoln movie
all familiar with the axiom, "If life gives you lemons..." or the more
contemporary, "Never waste a crisis." So it is with the
Spielberg'sLincoln. While we are chagrined to see the further veneration
of one who so callously trampled the Constitution and caused an
unparallelled loss of American lives, it does create a teachable moment
in the lives of our friends that might have been intellectually
victimized with bad history.
the film has sparked some interest in history, please share the
linked document with them. It is a PDF version of the essay by Donnie
Kennedy in the current Confederate Veteran.
will correct their historical bearings, helping them to not only
understand events of a century and a half past, but the current
political dynamic, as well. It might even work as a recruiting tool.
you, I have observed much good information about Lincoln going around
on e-mail. However, we don't need to overlook what is right under our
nose -- and this way, you don't have to hand over your magazine or cut
out the article. While I have your attention, let me encourage you to
look for these brilliant essays in each issue -- they are goldmine of
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