In commemoration of Veterans Day, discover the story behind Abraham Lincoln’s famous and brief (only 262 words!) speech.
What did Lincoln hope to accomplish with his speech? What was the public reaction? And who was the actual headliner that day?
Todd Arringtong, site manager of James A. Garfield National Historic Site and Gettysburg native, dives deeply into the Gettysburg Address.
This talk is part of a monthly series on the leaders and legacies of the Civil War that is hosted by the James A. Garfield National Historic Site and Mentor Public Library. Several talks in this series can be viewed online in their entirety including: