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By Roger Billings, Frank J. Williams

ISBN-10: 0813126088

ISBN-13: 9780813126081

As our nation's so much liked and recognizable president, Abraham Lincoln is better recognized for the Emancipation Proclamation and for directing our kingdom during the Civil warfare. yet earlier than he took the oath of workplace, Lincoln practiced legislation for almost twenty-five years within the Illinois courts. Abraham Lincoln, Esq.: The criminal occupation of America's maximum President examines Lincoln's legislations perform and the impact it had on his presidency and the rustic.

Editors Roger Billings and Frank J. Williams, besides a extraordinary record of members, study Lincoln's profession as a general-practice legal professional, having a look either at his paintings in Illinois and on the time he spent in Washington. every one bankruptcy bargains an expansive examine Lincoln's felony brain and covers assorted subject matters comparable to Lincoln's felony writing, ethics, the structure, and overseas legislations. Abraham Lincoln, Esq. emphasizes this frequently neglected interval in Lincoln's profession and sheds gentle on Lincoln's existence sooner than he grew to become our 16th president.

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New York, 29 Oct. 1941), which was suggested by the play Cradle Snatchers by Russell Medcraft and Norma Mitchell (New York, 7 Sep. 6 40 THE ROAD TO COMEDY Cole Porter's contribution to this film was the following songs: "The Milk Song," "Let's Face It," "Let's Not Talk About Love," and "Farming," of which he was composer and lyricist. A revival of this work appeared on television February 21, 1954, for the NBC Colgate Comedy Hour. The producers of the television show played it loose by adding songs from other Cole Porter stage musicals.

Another publication from reviews of comedy pictures in the trade weekly Variety selected ten Hope movies for special recognition, with The Paleface as one of the films from the '40s. All seven of the Road Pictures are among the Hope pictures to make the 1992 book, Variety: Comedy Movies, mostly containing works 48 THE ROAD TO COMEDY from the s o u n d age. Exceptions are Buster Keaton's three silent films, along w i t h The Great Dictator (1940), Charles C h a p l i n ' s first s o u n d film. Two other Hope films received recognition, Call Me Rwana (1963) and Roy, Did I Get a Wrong Number (1966).

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