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Dinesh D`Souza`s `America` depicts Abraham Lincoln story

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 14:44

Dinesh D`Souza and co-director John Sullivan`s new documentary film, `America` depicts story of Abraham Lincoln, 16th president of US.

Obama pays homage to Mandela, calls him `giant of history`

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 10, 2013, 19:29

America`s first black President Barack Obama today paid a moving tribute to his inspiration Nelson Mandela, calling him a "giant of history" and comparing the anti-apartheid icon with the likes of Mahatma Gandhi, Martin Luther King and Abraham Lincoln.

US paper retracts 150-year-old editorial panning Lincoln

Last Updated: Monday, November 18, 2013, 13:07

In one of the oldest corrections in journalism`s history, a US newspaper has retracted a 150-year-old editorial that dismissed President Abraham Lincoln`s revered Gettysburg Address as "silly remarks".

Obama at 50th anniversary embodies King`s dream

Last Updated: Thursday, August 29, 2013, 10:41

President Barack Obama led civil rights pioneers on 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, where Dr Martin Luther King`s "I Have a Dream" speech roused the 250,000 people who rallied there decades ago for racial equality.

Small US town is big draw for democracy lovers

Last Updated: Sunday, May 12, 2013, 12:51

A small town, just an hour and a half drive away from Washington, has a population of a mere 110,000. But every year three million people from India and all over the world come visiting.

Lincoln role should have gone to an American: Daniel Day-Lewis

Last Updated: Saturday, January 26, 2013, 14:27

Actor Daniel Day-Lewis says he felt apprehensive about playing a US president in `Lincoln` because he was convinced that the lead role should have been given to an American.

Obama to take oath on two Bibles; Dr King`s family honoured

Last Updated: Sunday, January 20, 2013, 17:49

When US President Barack Obama takes his oath on Sunday, he will be using two Bibles.

Barack Obama to use two Bibles when he takes oath of office

Last Updated: Thursday, January 10, 2013, 21:06

President Barack Obama is taking the oath of office for his second term with his hand placed not on a single Bible, but two, one owned by Martin Luther King Jr and one by Abraham Lincoln.

I never compare myself to Lincoln: Barack Obama

Last Updated: Monday, December 31, 2012, 07:48

US President Barack Obama said he never compares himself with the great American leader Abraham Lincoln, who has been his source of inspiration.

Lincoln`s civil war document on sale for USD 900,000

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 21, 2012, 16:18

A proclamation signed by former US Prez Abraham Lincoln on April 19, 1861, that marked the official start of US civil war, is up for sale for USD 900,000.

Presidents who shaped US history

Last Updated: Sunday, November 04, 2012, 00:46

Here is a look at five of the most prominent US presidents.

George Clooney related to Abraham Lincoln

Last Updated: Thursday, November 01, 2012, 19:15

Hollywood superstar George Clooney is a distant relative to America`s 16th president Abraham Lincoln.