Books: Made in Germany

LINCOLN—Emil Ludwig—Little, Brown ($5).

Though Biographer Ludwig has not modified the outlines of a life known to every U. S. public-schoolboy, he gives many anecdotes and quotations in these readable 489 pages that few Lincoln admirers will mind hearing again; some that may be new to all except Lincoln students. For instance: when Lincoln was captain of a company (which saw no fighting) in the Black Hawk War, he was once at a loss how to get his men through a gate. Said he at last: "This company is dismissed for two minutes,...

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