Lincoln Memorial 200th Birthday Ceremony
A ceremony “Commemorating the 200th Anniversary of the Birth of President Abraham Lincoln” was held by the National Park… read more
A ceremony “Commemorating the 200th Anniversary of the Birth of President Abraham Lincoln” was held by the National Park Service and the Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission on the plaza of the Lincoln Memorial on the National Mall. Wreaths were laid and school children recited the Gettysburg Address.
Entertainment included nineteenth century popular and patriotic music performed by military bands. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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- Michael Feinstein Entertainer
- Nikki Giovanni Poet
- Harold Holzer Co-Chair Lincoln (Abraham) Bicentennial Commission
- Ken Salazar Secretary Department of the Interior
- Ken Schaeffer Commander in Chief Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the U.S.
- Frank J. Williams Commissioner Lincoln (Abraham) Bicentennial Commission
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