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Abraham Lincoln… captivated by words, created by words, empowered by words, glorified by words. Reflections on his Cooper Union Speech, February27, 1860.

March 17, 2012 | Author: | Posted in Dr. Jeffrey Lant’s Article Archive

by Dr. Jeffrey Lant Author’s program note. 150 years ago, March 4, 1861 Abraham Lincoln (born 1809), became 16th president of the United States. And if you do not believe in destiny, fate, or kismet, even you will wonder at the undoubted fact that at the time of its maximum peril, the Great Republic should …

Conceived in liberty. The first 120 days or so in the life of this American boy and the world he entered.

October 21, 2011 | Author: | Posted in Dr. Jeffrey Lant’s Article Archive

By Dr. Jeffrey Lant Author’s program note. If celebrated biographer David McCullough didn’t write so well, this article might not have been written. But McCullough is a masterful writer… and his book on President Truman compelling reading for anyone who wants to understand contemporary America and its place in the world. Thus, I saw on …

‘Our lives, our fortunes, & our sacred Honor’. Rediscovering William Whipple, New Hampshire patriot, signer of the Declaration of Independence.

July 29, 2011 | Author: | Posted in Dr. Jeffrey Lant’s Article Archive

By Dr. Jeffrey Lant Author’s program note. I have found the perfect music to accompany this article. It is called “Washington’s March”. It is an elegant piece of 18th century music, balanced, refined, symmetrical, as suitable for a drawing room as for an afternoon’s review of the troops. It reminds us that George Washington and …

The day the world began to turn upside down. March 5, 1770, Boston, Massachusetts Bay Colony.

May 15, 2011 | Author: | Posted in Dr. Jeffrey Lant’s Article Archive

by Dr. Jeffrey Lant Author’s note. To get the most from this article, you should listen to the words and music for a tune called “The World Turned Upside Down”. It’s an English ballad first published in 1643 as a protest against the policies of Parliament relating to the celebration of Christmas. Parliament under the …


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