Emancipation Proclamation News
Emancipation Proclamation, 13th Amendment Sell for Millions at Auction
Copies of both the Emancipation Proclamation and the 13th Amendment sold for a total of more than $4 million by auction house Sotheby's on Wednesday.
Copies of Emancipation Proclamation , 13th Amendment Signed by Lincoln Sell for Millions
Some of the most historical and consequential anti-slavery documents in U.S. history -- signed by President Abraham Lincoln -- fetched millions at auction. Copies of both the Emancipation Proclamation and the 13th Amendment sold for a total of more than $4 million by auction house Sotheby's on
Jackie Robinson's contracts with Brooklyn Dodgers, Montreal Royals set for display
An entrepreneur says he has unearthed the sports equivalent of the Emancipation Proclamation: one of the original contracts Jackie Robinson signed with the Brooklyn Dodgers. Mykalai Kontilai, who is using the discovery to launch his auction business Collectors Café, says he purchased the 1947
Nolan Richardson: I'm not angry anymore
FAYETTEVILLE, Arkansas -- Four months ago, Nolan Richardson lost his llamas. Tropical Storm Bill hurled rain throughout the South in mid-June. Arkansas and Texas took its worst jabs, a flurry that flooded country roads and canceled hundreds of flights in the region. Downpours often bewilder and
‘My Shop’: ‘President Abraham Lincoln ’ Shows Off His Office
Power Players It’s been awhile since President Abraham Lincoln has sat down for an interview with the media. But in the lead up to the 150th anniversary of his assassination, the 16th president sat down with “Power Players”– well, sort of—for a rare exclusive interview in his White House office. “I
Royals in the Oval Office
Charles and Camilla chat with President Obama and Vice-President Biden before wrapping up D.C. visit.
President Obama Hosts National Medal of Arts and Humanities Ceremony
Brooklyn Academy of Music, Linda Ronstadt and Jeffrey Katzenberg honored for their contributions to the arts in America.
Lincoln's Legacy: 'The Boys' Who Won the War for Lincoln's Place in History
Historian Joshua Zeitz on the role of John Hay and John Nicolay in shaping Lincoln's image.
'All hell broke loose'
A version of this story appears in ESPN The Magazine's Feb. 3 Music issue. Subscribe today! THE DISTINGUISHED GENTLEMAN settles into his chair in a Washington, D.C., hotel dining room, eyes his breakfast companion the way he did middle linebackers 40 years ago and says with a slight smile, "This
Mispronunciation Costs 'Wheel' Contestant $1 Million
Paul Atkinson made a mistake after spinning the million-dollar wedge on the game show.