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Lincoln Legacy, NLAPW Perspective


The National League of American Pen Womenís (NLAPW) book, Happy Birthday, Mr. Lincoln: a commemorative collage, celebrates Lincolnís legacy.

Washington, DC, January 13, 2013 --(PR.com)-- Whether captured in the movie The Conspirator, the story of Mary Elizabeth Surratt an alleged conspirator in the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln or recently released Lincoln historical drama film directed and produced by Steven Spielberg or the National League of American Pen Women’s (NLAPW) book, Happy Birthday, Mr. Lincoln: a commemorative collage, nation-wide all remain intrigued by the influence of Lincoln’s legacy.

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To celebrate the life and legacy of Abraham Lincoln, the NLAPW challenged their membership to produce artistic, dramatic, literary and musical works that speak to Lincoln’s style of leadership, his contemplative character and his persuasive use of language. “The results, a book,” says Anna DiBella past National President and project editor “is not meant to be an academic collection. Instead, it is inventive, imaginative and adventurous: a challenge issued to NLAPW’s membership to review their family and community histories as influenced by Lincoln.”

As a result, the League’s book was recognized by the Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge George Washington Metal as a collaborative effort to promote an understanding and appreciation of America’s rich heritage and unique freedoms.

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Published by Pen Women Press located in Washington DC, proceeds of book sales are used to establish a Lincoln Legacy Scholarship award for students. Having donated copies to libraries nation-wide, recently the League distributed copies to libraries which experienced damage to their inventory by east-coast storm Sandy. To acquire a personal copy, forward your name, mailing address and payment of $29.50 which includes shipping costs to NLAPW, 1300 17th Street NW, Washington DC 20036-1973 or visit web site www.nlapw.org option ‘Publications’ for instructions.

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Founded in 1897, the NLAPW, identified by Great Nonprofits as a 21st century ‘outstanding nonprofit’, is recipient of the Literary Hall of Fame Award in recognition for their contribution to the cultural life of the United States and the George Washington Honor Medal sponsored by the Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge for a collaborative effort to promote an understanding and appreciation of America’s rich heritage and unique freedoms. Consisting of more than 100 branches located throughout the United States, membership is comprised of three comprehensive classifications: Letters, Art, and Music. For details, visit web site www.nlapw.org or contact the national headquarters by email at contact@nlapw.org, by phone at 202-785-1997, or by mail at NLAPW, 1300 Seventeenth St., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20036-1973. Or, follow League activities through face-book group National League of American Pen Women or Twitter ID NLAPW or link to ‘YouTube’ NLAPW, http://www.youtube.com/user/NLAPW2010.

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