`A Few Appropriate Remarks.'

Holzer, H.
November 1988
American History Illustrated;Nov88, Vol. 23 Issue 7, p36
President Abraham Lincoln had been invited to speak at the new national cemetery at Gettysburg almost as an afterthought. His speech lasted barely two minutes, but those well-chosen words, uttered 125 years ago this month, endure as the best-remembered oration in American history. INSET: What did Lincoln actually say? `Of the People, by the People....


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