Wilson, Douglas L.
July 2005
Time;7/4/2005, Vol. 166 Issue 1, p68
Discusses how United States President Abraham Lincoln's writing ability was underrated during his life. Way that they made fun of his intelligence and writing style; Reasons for this; How Lincoln's writing lacked the formality and pretension that was expected of a politician; His use of direct and forthright language; Assumption by some that someone else wrote his speeches; Fascination that Lincoln had with the written word.


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