The Gettysburg Address 150 years later

19 November 2013

 

 

This recently discovered photograph of President Lincoln was captured moments after giving his dedicatory remarks that Thursday afternoon 150 years ago.

 

 

“Fourscore and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent a new nation, conceived in liberty and dedicated to the proposition that all […]

Obama diss: President snubs historic Gettysburg 150th anniversary ceremony

Ben Wolfgang The Washington Times 10/31/2013

It may be little more than a blip on Washington’s radar screen, but President Obama’s decision to be a no-show at an upcoming ceremony to mark the 150th anniversary of online canadian pharmacy Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address has touched off a firestorm in Pennsylvania.

Local newspapers Thursday excoriated the […]

150th anniversary of Battle of Gettysburg provides a bigger story

Phil Gast CNN 6/30/2013

“For every Southern boy fourteen years old, not once but whenever he wants it, there is the instant when it’s still not yet two o’clock on that July afternoon in 1863.”

So starts a powerful passage by William Faulkner in “Intruder in the Dust.” The Mississippi novelist and poet poignantly painted […]

The Gettysburg Address, 19 November 1863

Adam Gault Vimeo 9/29/2010

Gettysburg Address from Adam Gault on Vimeo.

Lincoln’s speech revisited. Read by Mitch Rapoport. Design and animation by Adam Gault and Stefanie Augustine. Sound design by Chris Villepigue | songloft.com Additional animation by Carlo Vega.

CAJ note: A brief history of the address at Wikipedia.

Update: More at Gulag Bound.

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November 19, 1863

President Lincoln at Gettysburg

Meredith Jessup The Blaze 11/19/2010

President Abraham Lincoln delivered his famed Gettysburg Address 147 years ago today:

Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent a new nation, conceived in liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.

Now we […]

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