GUEST COMMENTARY: Thanks to exhibit, Abraham Lincoln continues to inspire

Friday, June 10, 2011 | 12:01 a.m. CDT

I rushed to the National Museum of American History recently to see "Abraham Lincoln: An Extraordinary Life" before it closed. Braving throngs of tourists and students, I edged my way through the crowd of sweating people. I'm glad there was a crowd — right up to the last minute.