Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address

How much was President Abraham Lincoln’s very short speech on November 19, 1863 at the site of the Battle of Gettysburg impacted by the President’s fever as he spoke? This “live” report from the day following his Gettysburg Address looks at political reaction to the speech as well as Lincoln’s own assessment of how well he did.

Presidential History News: Reporting live from history…Original web series featuring Mike Purdy delivering “live” news coverage of key moments in United States presidential history.


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