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The Land of Lincoln and the Defense of the Icon

The Lincoln Memorial looked like frost tonight. The flurry that had blanketed the lawn white earlier in the day had been glazed with rain and then turned to ice, so the whole landscape shimmered under the Memorial’s lights.

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The Crux of It

I saw this inscription today at the Lincoln Memorial, on one of the displays in the exhibit space beneath the memorial. I think it pretty much gets to the crux of the matter:

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