Abraham Lincoln http://peoriapublicradio.org en Out and About - July 5, 2013 http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/out-and-about-july-5-2013 <P>This week, we're talking with Kristan McKinsey from the Peoria Riverfront Museum. Their exhibit, "Ansel Adams: Western Exposure" includes more than 120 of Adams' photographs, including many which have rarely been publicly displayed. Other items in the exhibit include drawings, camera equipment&nbsp;and Adams' personal items. The exhibit has been curated by daughter-in-law, Jeanne Adams. It continues through September 22nd. Also on display at the museum is "Lincoln: Self-Made in America," which chronicles Lincoln's early life, political career, Presidency and assassination. Fri, 05 Jul 2013 13:00:00 +0000 Nathan Irwin 8313 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Lincoln's homework expands understanding of teaching methods at the time http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/lincolns-homework-expands-understanding-teaching-methods-time <p>This just in…Abraham Lincoln's math homework was correct! Researchers have connected a new fragment of Lincoln's earliest known handwritten manuscript to other records of the 16th President. Illinois Public Radio’s Charlie Schlenker reports this expands the understanding of Lincoln and of teaching methods of the times.</p><p></p> Tue, 11 Jun 2013 18:03:10 +0000 Denise Molina & Charlie Schlenker 7147 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Lincoln's homework expands understanding of teaching methods at the time