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Wit of President Abraham Lincoln


Lead: Of the weapons available to the politician, among the most powerful is humor. No one was better at wielding that weapon than Abraham Lincoln. Tag: A Moment in Time with Dan Roberts. Content: Few politicians can survive if they become an object of laughter and ridicule. On the other

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Confederados III


Lead: After the Civil War many Southern diehards, instead of submitting to federal occupation, migrated to Brazil. Tag: A Moment in Time with Dan Roberts. Content: In the spring of 1972, then Georgia Governor Jimmy Carter made an official visit to Brazil. One of the most interesting parts of his

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Confederados II


Lead: Horrified at the prospect of defeat, emancipated slaves, economic devastation, and Yankee occupation, in the years following the Civil War some Southerners emigrated to Mexico, to the Caribbean, and to South America. Tag: A Moment in Time with Dan Roberts. Content: While most leaders such Robert E. Lee counseled

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