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By Jack E. Levin

“Fourscore and 7 years in the past our fathers introduced forth in this continent a brand new kingdom,
conceived in liberty and devoted to the proposition that every one males are created equal.”

 
Long ahead of his conservative manifesto Liberty and Tyranny turned a no 1 big apple occasions bestseller, Mark R. Levin’s love for his kingdom was once instilled in him by means of his father, Jack E. Levin. At relations dinners, Jack could proportion his bountiful wisdom of yankee historical past and, in particular, the muse of Abraham Lincoln.
 
The son of immigrants, Jack Levin is an American patriot who answered with deep own emotion
to Lincoln’s demand liberty and equality. His admiration for the nice Civil struggle president encouraged
him to for my part layout and convey a gorgeous quantity, superior with interval illustrations and
striking battlefield photos by way of Matthew Brady and different well known photographers of the period, that
brings to lifestyles the words...

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Having written it on both sides of the paper, the copy was not suitable for reproduction, so Lincoln sent a second copy, permitting Bancroft to keep the first one. This last copy was kept by Colonel Bliss and is known as the Bliss version. Some historians believe that Lincoln wrote and sent a copy of his address to Judge David Wills, of Gettysburg, but the Wills copy has never been found and therefore cannot be authenticated at this time. The last, the fifth, Bliss or Baltimore version, was used for this book because it is the only one of the five that shows the signature of Lincoln and the date the address was delivered.

He had already accomplished something few others ever would. He quietly continued to work hard at the preschool and camp, and later in a small retail shop that my parents would open in the 1970s. That’s my dad. Jack is now eight-five years old. He lives in Florida with my mother. They have been married for fifty-nine years. He continues to draw and paint. These days he is experimenting with expressionism and abstract art. He also likes to paint Native Americans, particularly proud and dignified old warriors.

He was too young. ” Just like that, he had reached the legal age requirement of eighteen. Now, if he could pass the rigorous Air Corps exam, he was in. Ten would-be cadets took the exam, including students from the University of Pennsylvania, but only four passed, including my father. Not long thereafter, as my father was boarding a train to Biloxi, Mississippi, for basic training, a soldier stopped him and told him the lieutenant wanted to see him. The lieutenant, who had taken a close look at the birth certificate, asked Jack how old he was.

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