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Lincoln is a Good Movie, But Is it Inaccurate?
Lincoln is a Good Movie, But Is it Inaccurate?
A Connecticut Senator says the Steven Spielberg movie, Lincoln, is historically inaccurate. Senator Joe Courtney has written a letter to Spielberg saying the movie has his state on the wrong side of the slavery debate.  In the movie, Connecticut lawmakers are seen wanting to keep slavery, while in real life Senator Courtney says Connecticut lawmakers in the 1860's voted to abolish slavery.  Now wh
This Day in History for December 19 — House Impeaches Bill Clinton, and More
This Day in History for December 19 — House Impeaches Bill Clinton, and More
Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history: 1776: Thomas Paine publishes one of a series of pamphlets in the Pennsylvania Journal titled 'The American Crisis' (more info) 1777: George Washington's Continental Army goes into winter quarters at Valley Forge, Pennsylvania (more info)

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