Tuesday, January 8, 2013
U-T San Diego -- Abraham Lincoln sure is having a moment.
A one-man performance at the Birch North Park Theatre has become part of an expansive repertoire on President Lincoln that includes a blockbuster film and a chorus of new literature being released this year, which is also the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation.
His character is resonating with Americans today as the country grapples with issues of economy, war and torture, said Tom Reifer, a race and freedom scholar who teaches sociology at the University of San Diego. (Full Story)