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Abraham Lincoln was a former President of the United States.

At a reception, Lincoln was overheard talking about another guest. “I don’t much like that man,” Lincoln was heard to say. “I’ll have to get to know him better.” (Trinity)

During his administration, Lincoln controversially suspended habeas corpus. ("Day 6: 6:00am-7:00am")

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A White House painting of Lincoln

During the Civil War, Lincoln was quoted as saying, "I do not claim to have control of events, but confess plainly that events have control of me." Centuries later, President David Palmer, facing a possible war with three countries in the Middle East, shared this quote with White House Chief of Staff Mike Novick. ("Day 2: 10:00pm-11:00pm")

Lincoln was assassinated by John Wilkes Booth. ("Day 5: 6:00am-7:00am")

The Lincoln Bedroom at the White House was named after him. ("Day 1: 1:00am-2:00am")

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  • Abraham Lincoln (February 12, 1809 - April 15, 1865) was the 16th President of the United States, serving from 1861 to 1865. He was assassinated by John Wilkes Booth on April 15, 1865.

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