On a Speech

One hundred fifty years ago today gave America one of its most famous speeches. Today, it’s 13,607 characters would fit on 11 Twitter messages. Then, even the writer didn’t think much of it in saying “the world will little note, nor long remember what we say here.”

The setting was war and the dedication of a cemetery for fallen soldiers. Sadly, some people (and I believe the minority) can’t watch the video absent of political bias. A special thanks to Ken Burns, a director and producer of documentaries, for getting all of these people involved.

Because the video is now marked private,

  1. Click here to visit Learn the Address
  2. In the upper right corner, click the video The Address Mashup that displays President Obama.

Here’s also a quick visit to the cemetery.