Lincoln Elementary (in Chicago's Lincoln Park neighborhood) spent yesterday celebrating Lincoln's 200th birthday. Our reporter Lynette Kalsnes did a great story. The children dressed in period-appropriate garb, with paper beards and top hats.
I tried to set up my web-cam to be part of the live broadcast of the Gettysburg Address reading. An organization was trying to set a world record for simultaneous reading. Did they do it? What? They were one short? Well, consider me your hero! Here's my (taped) live, simultaneous reading.