November Events Celebrating the 145th Anniversary of the Gettysburg Address

145th Anniversary of Gettysburg Address
Dedication Day 2008

CWI Ken Burns The Lincoln Fellowship of Pennsylvania, The National Park Service and Gettysburg College are delighted to announce that the Dedication Day Speaker for November 19, 2008 will be Ken Burns.  Read more about Ken Burns and his accomplishments.   This event has been endorsed by the Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission and the PA Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission.


U.S. ALBC Commission Town Hall  Meeting

On November 20, 2008 the United States Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission invites you to attend their Town Hall Meeting on "Equality, Opportunity, and Race".  Jesse Jackson Jr. and Jack Kemp have been confirmed as the co-conveners at this town hall meeting.  It will begin at 7:00 p.m. at the College Union Ballroom, Gettysburg College.  This event is free and open to the public.


2008 Robert Fortenbaugh Lecture

Catherine Clinton will deliver the Annual Fortenbaugh Lecture for 2008.  The title of her lecture will be The Tears of a President: Lincoln, Empathy and LeadershipLearn more about her life and accomplishments.
Learn more about the Fortenbaugh Lecture.

Founded in 1832, Gettysburg College is a highly selective four-year residential college of liberal arts and sciences with a strong academic tradition. Alumni include Rhodes Scholars, a Nobel laureate, and other distinguished scholars. The college enrolls 2,600 undergraduate students and is located on a 200-acre campus adjacent to the Gettysburg National Military Park in Pennsylvania.

Posted: Thu, 9 Oct 2008


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