2007 FORDS THEATRE LINCOLN MEDAL
Doris Kearns Goodwin delivers remarks after receiving the 2007 Ford's Theatre Lincoln Medal at The White House in Washington on February 11, 2007. The Ford's Theatre Medal is awarded to individuals whose work exemplifies the lasting legacy and character of President Abraham Lincoln. (UPI Photo/Kevin Dietsch)
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2012 saw its share of finely crafted prestige films sure to join next month's Oscar race, as well as Hollywood blockbusters that made millions at the global box office.
Historian Doris Kearns Goodwin, whose "Team of Rivals" is the basis for the film "Lincoln," says President Obama must try harder to connect with Republicans.
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Filmmaker Steven Spielberg says he plans to begin shooting his Abraham Lincoln movie, starring Daniel Day-Lewis, in Virginia soon.
The second U.S. Quill Award nominees include popular best sellers and literary gems such as National Book Award winner, "The March," by E.L. Doctorow.
Oscar-winning director Steven Spielberg is ready to get started on a film biography of Abraham Lincoln, Daily Variety reported Wednesday. The paper said Spielberg has talked with Liam Neeson about playing the 16th U.S. president.
The front-page article in the Sunday's Times had a strangely disembodied quasi-religious tone, as though the authors were offering a ritual sacrifice to propitiate the Gods of Journalism.
Melissa Seckora is a rising conservative media star who has taken on the New York Times and the academic establishment and won.