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Lincoln's Birthday #933553

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Feb 12, 2009
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[President OBAMA – pays tribute to Abraham Lincoln.]

(Studio: Katie Couric) Report introduced.

(New York: Jeff Glor) Honors for Lincoln on his 200th birthday featured; scenes shown of children reading the Gettysburg Address, the new Lincoln penny and stamps, an exhibit at New York’s Federal Hall, life and death masks. [Lincoln collector Jonathan MANN†- says he rose above humble beginnings to achieve greatness.] [Library of Congress Lincoln curator John SELLERS†- notes Lincoln most wanted to be remembered for the Emancipation Proclamation.]

Couric, Katie;
Glor, Jeff

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