1st Edition

The Gettysburg Address
A Speech for the Ages

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ISBN 9780805838657
Published April 1, 2000 by Routledge

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Book Description

In 1863, at the height of the Civil War, President Abraham Lincoln delivered the Gettysburg Address--a speech many consider to be the most important address ever given in American history. This entertaining and educational documentary of the Gettysburg Address reviews this historic moment, revealing how it came to be that Lincoln was invited to Gettysburg, how he wrote the speech, how he delivered it, the reaction to it, and the impact of the speech to Americans then and now.

For those who ever wondered why every school child learns the Gettysburg Address, this documentary video will provide the answers. It belongs in every home library and school, and will become an essential part of understanding American history and the English language.