Top pick to head Lincoln library declines post


As if the Lincoln Library in my state\'s capital (Illinois and Springfield) hasn\'t had enough problems! Harold Holzer, a famous Lincoln scholar and the top choice of a search committee has removed his name for consideration. Some administrative functions were removed from the position and given to the director of the Illinois Historic Preservation Agency, which oversees the library and museum.

Here\'s the full story from the Chicago Sun-Times [sorry bout the pop-up! grr]

Related: The Lincoln Library won\'t be open for his b-day :(

Also: The Lincoln Library Cam