The Civil War The Civil War: The Gettysburg Address
Lincoln spoke only 269 words during his address and gave history a speech for the ages. Details
Program: The Civil War
Episode: The Civil War: The Gettysburg Address
Lincoln felt he had failed the people with his short address, and yet, those 269 words were spoken and all speeches that came thereafter were measured against it.
Premiere Date: 04/03/2011
Episode Expires: Never
TV Rating: NR
Production made possible by grants from General Motors Corporation, National Endowment for the Humanities, Corporation for Public Broadcasting, The Arthur Vining Davis Foundations, John D and Catherine T MacArthur Foundation
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