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Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address

1950's

Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address

Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg Address - 1951

It is November 19, 1863. We witness the minutes leading up to Abraham Lincoln’s momentous Gettysburg Address. After Lincoln asks his Gettysburg host, Judge David Wills, to request the band awaiting outside play Dixie, the president ponders his speech. “A mighty fine tune,” Lincoln proclaims. The following day, Lincoln gives his poignant speech before an audience beside […]

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American Scene: Tuesday in November

1940's

American Scene: Tuesday in November

American Scene: Tuesday in November - 1945

On the first Tuesday after the first Monday of November, every two years, citizens of the United States cast their vote to choose their local, state, and federal government. In 1944, businesses temporarily closed so the man on the street could have the time and focus to make their voice heard. As a poll worker […]

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