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Saturday, August 01, 2015 -  Saturday, September 26, 2015

WHAT LINCOLN'S LEGACY MEANS TO ME

Jesse L. Jackson, Jr.

My family’s experience in the civil rights movement, which Lincoln so inspired, has shaped my thinking and guided my work as a member of Congress.  Likewise, my belief that history – and in particular, Abraham Lincoln – holds relevance to our lives has played a significant part in my development as a person.  I believe Lincoln’s leadership as president, his wisdom, and his belief in the bedrock American principles of freedom and democracy are all guideposts we can continue to follow today in building a more perfect Union.

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