This portrait of President Abraham Lincoln, dated Feb. 5, 1865, is on display at Washington’s National Portrait Gallery.
This portrait of President Abraham Lincoln, dated Feb. 5, 1865, is on display at Washington’s National Portrait Gallery. Alexander Gardner The Associated Press
This portrait of President Abraham Lincoln, dated Feb. 5, 1865, is on display at Washington’s National Portrait Gallery. Alexander Gardner The Associated Press

Fred Hiatt: A ‘vacillating imbecile’ named Abraham Lincoln won over the public

January 02, 2015 09:00 AM