150th Anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation

On January 1, 1863, President Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation, declaring the slaves in the Confederacy to be "forever free." The original document is on display at the National Archives from December 30, 2012, to January 1, 2013. For details, go to www.EP150.com

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