Abraham Lincoln http://wfpl.org en Emancipation Across the River: Carnegie Center Explores New Albany, Louisville Connections http://wfpl.org/post/emancipation-across-river-carnegie-center-explores-new-albany-louisville-connections <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A century after President Abraham Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation freed enslaved people in Confederate territories and states, New Albany’s Carnegie Center for Art and History explores the history of emancipation celebrations on both sides of the Ohio River with a talk by historian Pen Bogert.</span></p> Thu, 16 May 2013 21:10:32 +0000 Erin Keane 5427 at http://wfpl.org Emancipation Across the River: Carnegie Center Explores New Albany, Louisville Connections Kentucky Trumpeters Make Hollywood Debut in 'Lincoln' http://wfpl.org/post/kentucky-trumpeters-make-hollywood-debut-lincoln <p></p><p>"A half day of shooting for ten seconds of scene." That's how a member of the <a href="http://www.kybaroquetrumpets.com/">Kentucky Baroque Trumpets</a> described his experience on the set of Stephen Spielberg's <em>Lincoln.</em></p><p> Sat, 08 Dec 2012 00:37:31 +0000 Laura Ellis 2884 at http://wfpl.org Kentucky or Illinois? Whose Claim to Lincoln's Legacy is Best http://wfpl.org/post/kentucky-or-illinois-whose-claim-lincolns-legacy-best <p>The opening today of the film "Lincoln" is expected to renew interest in the United States' 16th&nbsp;president -- and to send those people to the sites dedicated to memorializing&nbsp;him.&nbsp;</p><p>Lincoln led a nomadic life, especially when he was young -- he was born in Kentucky but spent much of his youth in Indiana, before he settled in Illinois. And, of course, he ended his life in Washington, D.C., the first American president to be assassinated.</p> Sun, 18 Nov 2012 12:00:00 +0000 Joseph Lord 2527 at http://wfpl.org Kentucky or Illinois? Whose Claim to Lincoln's Legacy is Best