Letters: Jul. 25, 2005

Uncovering the Real Lincoln

Our special issue examining the iconic figure of Abraham Lincoln drew appreciative letters from longtime Lincoln admirers, Civil War buffs and readers surprised by historians' new insights. Many of those who wrote lamented today's lack of political leaders with President Lincoln's great gifts

"Lincoln represents all that is best about our country. Despite his human faults, he can easily be called the only true American saint."

JIMMIE A. STARK

Hutchinson, Kans.

YOUR SPECIAL REPORT ON "THE TRUE Lincoln" [July 4], besides being superbly written, renewed my dormant sense of patriotism. Although in recent years I have felt...

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