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Title Gettysburg replies : the world responds to Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg address / Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library Foundation ; edited by Carla Knorowski, Ph.D.

Publication Info. Guilford, Connecticut : Lyons Press, [2015]
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 Nichols Adult Nonfiction  973.7349 GET    AVAILABLE
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Description xix, 204 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Summary "The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library [Foundation] challenged presidents, judges, historians, filmmakers, poets, actors, and others to craft 272 words of their own to celebrate Lincoln, the Gettysburg Address, or a related topic that stirs their passions ... [The book] features images of important Lincoln documents and artifacts, including the first copy of the address that Lincoln wrote out after delivering it, the program from the cemetery dedication, Lincoln's presidential seal, and more.
Contents Preface / Carla Knorowski -- Introduction: A nation "at risk," Lincoln's world and ours / James M. Cornelius -- Walking with Lincoln / Tom Amandes -- Lincoln and Eureka College / J. David Arnold -- Greater efforts, grander victories / Julian Bond -- The Gettysburg story / Jake Boritt -- A common path taken / John Borling -- On the occasion of the great leaving / Robert Bray -- The dark horse candidate / Edward M. Burke -- The business of words / Ken Burns -- The Gettysburg Address: rewriting America's foundational narrative / William D. Burns -- Truth / President George H.W. Bush -- A powerful reminder / President George W. Bush -- The long march / Amy Carlson -- Gettysburg Address / President Jimmy Carter -- Our struggle was their struggle / Richard Carwardine -- Rebuild together / President Bill Clinton -- One thousand five hundred and seventy days / Catherine Clinton -- On a poem by Lincoln: "My childhood home I see again" / Billy Collins -- Lincoln's world language / James M. Cornelius -- A new nation / Jeremy T. Crandall -- The concept of accountability / Keith David -- Unfinished work / Alan M. Dershowitz -- I am a foreigner / Danian C. Douglas -- Overalls / Richard H. Driehaus -- Our greatest treasure / Tammy Duckworth -- Gettysburg: rebirth of the revolution / Dick Durbin -- A new American anthem / Jason Emerson -- Lincoln in memory and mission / Richard W. Etulain -- The unfinished business of slavery / Nicholas J. Evans -- Will America sacrifice as it did in the Civil War? / Guy C. Fraker -- Gettysburg is not only in Pennsylvania / Nikki Giovanni -- What would Mr. Lincoln think? / Bill Goodman -- Equal opportunity to influence / Ginny Greer -- The ennobling universal passion / Allen C. Guelzo -- Canvassing the vote / Dan Guillory -- The best place on earth / Samuel R. Harris -- Each must enlist / Gary R. Herbert -- Footsteps / Katherine Hitchcock -- Gettysburg calls us to our solemn duty / Jackie Hogan -- Long remembered / Harold Holzer -- Saying much in little / William Howarth -- No greater words / Sally Jewell -- History is a cause / Gary T. Johnson -- Republicanism renewed / Howard Jones -- Words to music / John William Jones -- Clarity of purpose / Kathleen Kennedy -- Lincoln walking at night / Amanda L. Kilpatrick -- "In God we trust" / Carla Knorowski -- Mystery in the history of the Gettysburg Address / Michelle A. Krowl -- Photo essay / Annie Leibovitz -- Four score and seven Lincolns / David H. Leroy -- A look at a people / Caleb Lewis -- I heard Lincoln deliver the Gettysburg Address / Salvador Litvak -- Fallen heroes / James Lovell -- Freedom: given by God, defended by man / Allen J. Lynch -- Conceived in liberty / Phil W. Magness -- A timeless call to action / Suzanne Malveaux -- Immigration to America / John F. Marszalek -- Lincoln's world and Gettysburg / Robert E. May -- 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address / Matthew H. Mead -- Learning from Lincoln / Michael Medved -- Transition in South Africa / Babalwa Mhlauli -- Democracy persists / Richard Lawrence Miller -- Visions of Lincoln: a century on screen / Nell Minow -- More information, less understanding / Newton N. Minow -- Reply / President Barack H. Obama -- Building on Lincoln's legacy / Douglas R. Oberhelman -- Abraham Lincoln and the vital importance of civic education / Sandra Day O'Connor -- Proud disciples / Maureen Orth -- An unfinished masterpiece / Eboo Patel -- The long shadow of Lincoln's Gettysburg Address / Jared Peatman -- In the throes of democracy / Graham A. Peck -- Lincoln in the world / Kevin Peraino -- Remembering a second birth of freedom / Matthew Pinsker -- Fate and circumstance / Adam Pitluk -- The march must continue / Colin L. Powell -- The will of the people / Patrick J. Quinn -- Finishing their work / Grace Richards -- A continuing obligation / J. Joe Ri
Subject Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865. Gettysburg address.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Influence.
Added Author Knorowski, Carla, editor.
Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library Foundation.
ISBN 9781493009121 (hbk. : alk. paper)
1493009125 (hbk. : alk. paper)
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