President Lincoln's Gettysburg Address

Author, historian, and Lincoln Studies Center co-director Douglas Wilson talks about the Gettysburg Address, which was delivered by… read more

Author, historian, and Lincoln Studies Center co-director Douglas Wilson talks about the Gettysburg Address, which was delivered by President Abraham Lincoln 150 years ago on November 19, 1863. Mr. Wilson spoke about several facets of the address, including its context in the war in 1863, how it would have sounded when delivered by President Lincoln versus how it reads on paper, and how its meaning and interpretation have evolved over time. The Lincoln Group of the District of Columbia hosted this event. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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President Lincoln's Gettysburg Address

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Program ID:
315768-1
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Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Nov 16, 2013
Last Aired:
Nov 28, 2013

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  • Nov 16, 2013 | 6:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 16, 2013 | 10:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 17, 2013 | 11:00am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 17, 2013 | 5:50pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 28, 2013 | 9:35am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 28, 2013 | 5:35pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 28, 2013 | 11:35pm EST | C-SPAN 3
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