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The 1987 Constitution prevents Duterte from having a ‘team of rivals’

Presumptive president-elect Rodrigo Duterte is said to be assembling a cabinet akin to the so-called “team of rivals.” Before anything else, what does the term mean? The term is derived from the 2005 book “Team of Rivals: The Politi...
by The Filipino Scribe on May 17, 2016

Nancy Hanks Lincoln

Nancy Hanks--the mother of Abraham Lincoln--is referenced by Team of Rivals author Doris Kearns Goodwin as a woman of "uncertain ancestry".The circumstances of the birth of Nancy Hanks has been debated over the years with Lincoln himself suggesting h...
by Talk to Me on Feb 19, 2013

Lincoln captures the humanity of American greatness

One of the things I’ve found most remarkable about the Civil War is the physical change that overcame President Lincoln during his time in office. The distinguished, thoughtful lawyer from Illinois who first arrived in Washington wasted away over f...
by Scholars & Rogues on Nov 19, 2012

Skip LINCOLN, Read TEAM OF RIVALS

I read Team of Rivals the first Christmas I worked at a bookstore. The title came out in fall of 2006, and the way it sold that holiday season, it seemed like everyone had asked Santa for a copy of Doris Kearns Goodwin’s non-fiction account of...
by Book Riot on Nov 16, 2012

Skip LINCOLN, Read TEAM OF RIVALS

I read Team of Rivals the first Christmas I worked at a bookstore. The title came out in fall of 2006, and the way it sold that holiday season, it seemed like everyone had asked Santa for a copy of Doris Kearns Goodwin’s non-fiction account of...
by Book Riot on Nov 16, 2012


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