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Lincoln, Abraham

Index: El atroz redentor Lazarus Morell, Historia universal de la infamia, OC,Obras completas. Buenos Aires: Emecé, 1974. 295. Tema del traidor y del héroe, Artificios, Ficciones, OC,Obras completas. Buenos Aires: Emecé, 1974. 498. In memoriam J. F. K., Museo, OC,Obras completas. Buenos Aires: Emecé, 1974. 853. A Islandia, El oro de los tigres, OC,Obras completas. Buenos Aires: Emecé, 1974. 1132. 19 de noviembre de 1937, BH,Borges en El Hogar 1935-1958. Buenos Aires: Emecé, 2000. 79. 13 de mayo de 1938, BH,Borges en El Hogar 1935-1958. Buenos Aires: Emecé, 2000. 106. Traducciones: Tres poemas: Ana Rutledge, BS,Borges en Sur 1931-1980. Buenos Aires: Emecé, 1999. 83. El Oeste, ILN,Introducción a la literatura norteamericana. Buenos Aires: Editorial Columba, 1967. 28. Los poetas, ILN,Introducción a la literatura norteamericana. Buenos Aires: Editorial Columba, 1967. 45, 47, 48. Algunas fechas históricas, ILN,Introducción a la literatura norteamericana. Buenos Aires: Editorial Columba, 1967. 63. 16 de octubre de 1936, Biografía Sintética, Carl Sandburg, TC,Textos cautivos. Barcelona: Tusquets, 1986. 35. 11 de diciembre de 1936, Biografía Sintética, TC,Textos cautivos. Barcelona: Tusquets, 1986. 57. 19 de febrero de 1937, biografía sintética, TC,Textos cautivos. Barcelona: Tusquets, 1986. 93. Las pesadillas y Franz Kafka, TR2,Textos recobrados 1930-1955. Buenos Aires: Emecé, 2001. 114. Montaigne, TR3,Textos recobrados 1956-1986. Buenos Aires: Emecé, 2004. 40.
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U. S. president, 1809-65

Fishburn and Hughes: The sixteenth President of the United States (1860-5) who fought the Civil War to preserve the Union against the secessionist states of the South. In spite of the many factions opposing 'reconstruction' at the end of the war, he was re-elected in 1864. The Republican party was divided: Lincoln's attitude of 'malice toward none with charity for all' satisfied neither the Confederacy nor his own radical Republicans, and his policy on reconstruction was far from clear. In April 1865 he showed that he was willing to move towards the extremists of his party. After a cabinet meeting on 14 April 1865 Lincoln was shot dead in the theatre by one John Wilkes Booth. He was sitting with his wife and two other guests in a box to the right of the stage. The theatre was draped in red brocade and flags in honour of the President. The Theme of the Traitor and the Hero