Dr. Gougeon Offers Editorial on Significance of Lincoln as First Working Class President

Our own Len Gougeon, distinguished scholar of American literature, has an editorial at Pennlive on a sometimes overlooked significant quality of Abraham Lincoln:

Remember Abe Lincoln, defender of the working man

“Amidst all the recent celebrations of Lincoln’s accomplishments, one of the most significant is often overlooked, namely, that he was the first working man to rise to the office of President….”

To read the rest, seeĀ http://www.pennlive.com/opinion/2015/04/remember_abe_lincoln_defender.html

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