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The “other” Gettysburg Address by E. Everett (150th anniversary of the Gettysburg battle start – 7-1-63)

The 2-hour oration by Edward Everett as keynote in November 1863 was certainly overshadowed by Honest Abe’s Address.   Quoting Bob Greene in the WSJ article of 6/22/13, Everett’s performance was: “a melancholy lesson for any of us who become cocksure … Continue reading

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