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The Address

1 hour 25 minutes

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A documentary by Ken Burns which tells the story of the yearly recitation of the Gettysburg Address at the Greenwood School in Putney, Vermont.  Each year the students are encouraged to memorize, practice, and recite the Gettysburg Address. In its exploration of the Greenwood School, the film also unlocks the history, context, and importance of President Lincoln's most powerful address.

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Runtime: 1 hour 25 minutes

The Address
Episode 1
1 hour 25 minutes
Grade Level: 7 - 12