The Gettysburg Address Mashup

“Those who won our independence . . . .  believed liberty to be the secret of happiness and courage to be the secret of liberty.”  Louis D. Brandeis

In the spirit of Independence Day, here are U. S. presidents, Taylor Swift, Nancy Pelosi, Stephen Spielberg and others reciting the Gettysburg Address, which was a challenge from Ken Burns to all Americans to learn the address when we celebrated its 150th anniversary:

You can find related resources and also watch others such as former Congresswoman Gabby Giffords and friends, Bill Gates and Ken Burns himself recite the address at PBS LearningMedia, where you can explore The Ken Burns Collection.

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