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Gettysburg Address ... easy question? maybe
12-14-2017, 05:47 PM (This post was last modified: 12-14-2017 06:36 PM by AussieMick.)
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RE: Gettysburg Address ... easy question? maybe
The British BBC radio Channel 4 has a very worthwhile (IMO) programme called in In Our Time. I have downloaded many episodes for listening in the car or on a long plane journey. Anyway you may be interested in this one. It takes a while to cover basic issues (remember it is aimed at a UK audience). But I think it makes some interesting comments on 'why' the Address was so important and why Lincoln needed to make a major speech at that time. Make no mistake Lincoln was a canny politician and I'm sure that he viewed this as a critical time in his Presidency. :-

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