November 6, 2010

Something Wonderful: The Gettysburg Address Revisited

A new way of seeing and hearing this landmark.

Read by Mitch Rapoport.
Design and animation by Adam Gault and Stefanie Augustine.
Sound design by Chris Villepigue |

Posted by Vanderleun at November 6, 2010 10:55 PM
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Posted by: pdwalker at November 7, 2010 4:31 AM

Yesterday at neo-neocon, the commenter HanoiParisHilton linked to some visualizations of classical music compositions. The guy who made them is Stephen Malinowski, and he's got dozens of them on his YouTube site. They're pretty neat.

Posted by: rickl at November 7, 2010 6:26 AM

THAT has a certain visual impact that only B&W can give.

Posted by: Vermont Woodchuck at November 7, 2010 7:33 AM


Posted by: TmjUtah at November 7, 2010 8:15 AM

We forget,if we ever learned, while much was gained, much was lost, no less in the free states.

The American people, North and South, went into the War as citizens of their respective states; they came out as subjects of one--Menchen

Posted by: james wilson at November 7, 2010 9:37 AM

Great video. My only quibble is that the narrator stresses "OF the people..." rather than "of the PEOPLE..." as Lincoln most likely said, and intended, when he initially delivered his speech in November 1863.

Posted by: MarkJ at November 7, 2010 12:01 PM

The PowerPoint Gettysburg Address

Posted by: Fat Man at November 7, 2010 3:29 PM

Fat Man: Heh.

Posted by: rickl at November 10, 2010 5:38 PM

Dedication Day (that is, the anniversary of the dedication of the Gettysburg Cemetery and of Lincoln's Address) is coming up, Nov. 19th.

Posted by: ELC at November 11, 2010 6:36 PM