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The Address

THE ADDRESS tells the story of a tiny school in Putney, Vermont, the Greenwood School, where each year the students are encouraged to memorize, practice and recite the Gettysburg Address.

Ken Burns talks about The Address.
THE ADDRESS, tells the story of a tiny school in Putney Vermont, the Greenwood School.
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Ned explains what reciting The Address means to him.
Funding for THE ADDRESS is provided by Bank of America; Public Broadcasting Service; Corporation for Public Broadcasting and members of The Better Angels Society, including Robert & Beverly Grappone.
Extras
Joan Ganz Cooney discusses The Gettysburg Address with Elmo and Murray from Sesame Street.
Greenwood School in Vermont holds a contest every year: reciting the Gettysburg Address.
Be inspired by the power of history & take the challenge to learn the Gettysburg Address.
Ken Burns remembers the best Christmas present he ever received.
Thomas and Cooper work on memorizing The Gettysburg Address.
A quick look at the students of Greenwood School.
The boys from Greenwood School recite The Gettysburg Address.
Geo and Kevin learn the Gettysburg Address.
A short history of the Civil War and the Gettysburg Address.
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