KCTS.ORG From the Learn the Address website: To celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address, documentarian Ken Burns, along with numerous partners, has launched a national effort to encourage everyone in America to video...Show More Summary
Yesterday the 2014 Lincoln Prize winners were announced. This year the prize was split between Allen Guelzo for his book, Gettysburg: The Last Invasion and Writing the Gettysburg Address by Martin Johnson. I read and thoroughly enjoyed Guelzo’s book, but have not have yet had a chance to read the second. It’s worth pointing out […]
A scene from the 1935 movie "Ruggles of Red Gap": The climax of the film is Laughton’s recitation of the Gettysburg Address (something that does not happen in the original story). This occurs in a saloon filled with typical American Western characters, none of whom can recall any of the lines but are spellbound by the speech. Show More Summary
From Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address to the fall of the Iron Curtain to celebrating Spanish influence on the US, Google has been working with a range of museums and galleries to... Keep reading ?
150 years ago, Lincoln made history with the Gettysburg Address. To celebrate the anniversary of this famous speech, a designer created a series of prints and notebooks featuring Lincoln's timeless words. 150 years ago, in November of...Show More Summary
I’m not the kind of guy who likes to be all controversial and stir the pot for the sake of traffic, but I’m going to buck that trend right now and offer an opinion that might be wholly unpopular. Ready? You might want to sit down because this sht’s about to get raw. Here we go… I think the Ohio State marching band is incredibly talented.
The Ohio State University Marching Band honored the 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address during a home game finale Saturday, with members assembling in the shape of “1863,” the Lincoln memorial, and Civil War soldiers marching with the American flag, riding on horseback, and firing a canon. Show More Summary
The Ohio State University Marching Band has made headlines recently with some of its performances, most notably its routine that paid tribute to Michael Jackson and featured an on-field display of the king of pop’s moonwalking. This weekend, the band
The Ohio State marching band is back doing fun stuff. This time it's celebrating the 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address, and it's complete with marching soldiers and firing cannons. Very cool! Read more...
The Ohio State University marching band celebrated the 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address with a brilliant halftime show in the Buckeyes' final home game of the season against Indiana on Saturday. Below are some of the coolest...Show More Summary
This week, instead of attending any events celebrating the 150th anniversary of the most acclaimed piece of American political oratory, President Obama opted to mark the occasion with a written statement.Obama, recall, once frequently...Show More Summary
With tomorrow being the 50th anniversary of the Kennedy assassination I thought I’d post a couple odd factoids. This week we also saw the 150th anniversary of Gettysburg and there was a minor controversy over President Obama failing to attend. But that was not the first time a President turned down an invitation. In [...]
The Fox News regular broadly credited with creating the false accusation that President Obama omitted the words "under God" from the Gettysburg Address used the same false attack to ask whether Obama would have cut out the words "under...Show More Summary
President Obama paid homage to the 150th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg Address with a handwritten letter lauding the ongoing fight for equality. read more
Yesterday President Obama issued the above handwritten tribute to the Gettysburg Address that closes with a reference to gay rights. The final paragraph: Through cold war and world war, through industrial revolutions and technological transformations, through movements for civil rights and women's rights and workers rights and gay rights, we have. Show More Summary
Yes, President Barack Obama deserves some criticism for not attending celebrations marking the 150th anniversary of Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address. You can’t spend as much time as this president has over the years identifying with Lincoln without having to deal with questions about why you refuse to attend the sesquicentennial of the most important speech in […]
Join us for another historic episode of the RINO Hour of Power with your host Rick Moran and special guest host Fausta Wertz. President Obama declined an invitation to speak at the 150th anniversary of Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address. Was it because of the problems with the rollout of the ACA? And what’s ahead for the president’s [...]
The 150-year anniversary of the Gettysburg address reminds us about the lingering controversy over Lincoln's relationship with Joshua Speed. Artist Skylar Fein weighs in with an amazing re-creation. read more
To celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address filmmaker Ken Burns, along with PBS and other partners, are encouraging everyone in America to "Learn the Address." Celebrities such as Whoopi Goldberg and Stephen Colbert have taken the challenge to record themselves reading the address, along with former presidents George W. Show More Summary
The Gettysburg Address delivered by President Abraham Lincoln celebrates its 150th anniversary today, drawing thousands to the site at which it was delivered in Pennsylvania, with one notable absence, President Obama. The speech, one of the best known in the nation’s history, was two-minutes-long and received a loud ovations when it concluded. Show More Summary