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On Martin Luther King Jr. Day, it would have been fitting to honor Mahalia Jackson, too. The legendary gospel singer is considered the greatest of her time, but she also proved to be King’s most crucial editor, playing a significant role in the delivery of his most famous speech, “I Have a Dream,” on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., on Aug. 28, 1963. As someone in his inner circle, ...

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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi invited President Joe Biden on Friday to deliver his State of the Union address to Congress on March 1, the latest the traditional speech has ever been given. Biden will address a joint session of the deeply divided Congress as he seeks to keep the economic recovery humming and keep a lid on the resurgent COVID-19 pandemic powered by the super-contagious omicron ...

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(The Center Square) – Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear did not break much new ground with his State of the Commonwealth address Wednesday night. Instead, he used the nearly 30-minute speech in front of a joint session of the General Assembly in Frankfort to mainly discuss the state’s ongoing recovery from recent storms and the COVID-19 pandemic.

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The original copy of Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg Address will be on display at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum from Friday through Nov. 30.

Illinois

The original copy of Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg Address will be on display at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum from Friday through Nov. 30.

Illinois

The original copy of Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg Address will be on display at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum from Friday through Nov. 30.

Illinois
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The original copy of Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg Address will be on display at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum from Friday through Nov. 30.