The Address Still Resonates in Wisconsin and Beyond
April 15, 2014 Leave a Comment
Tonight at 8 on Wisconsin Public Television, Ken Burns’ new film, The Address, explores the power that Abraham Lincoln’s 150-year-old Gettysburg Address has today in shaping the aspirations and achievement in a group of students grappling with learning challenges.
Anticipation of the film – and its message – sparked a new project that has grasped the minds of people across the United States and inspired them to record their own recitation of the address. That includes these 7th and 8th graders from Trinity Lutheran School in Oshkosh.
Now, you can join the “Learn the Address” project, too. Watch more videos of fellow Wisconsinites reciting Lincoln’s words at this link and upload your own video to be part of a nationwide collection that includes politicians, celebrities, artists, actors, students and folks just like all of us.