VIDEO: Preview of Steven Spielberg’s Remarks on Gettysburg Address Anniversary
This morning, driving up the John Marshall Highway toward Loudoun County, I listened to “Lincoln” director Steven Spielberg’s speech Monday at Gettysburg.
I’m eager to listen to them again, but think his remarks were earnest, sparkling, soulful — and give all of us much food for thought.
One tiny soundbite:
“These citizen-soldiers died testing [the] proposition that democracy can work, not in the hands of angels … but in the sometimes clumsy, sometimes bloody, error-prone hands of the ordinary people we are.”
C-SPAN3′s American History TV posted this 2-minute clip this afternoon. Spielberg spoke for about 13 minutes.
On Thursday, Nov. 22, the full program from the 149th anniversary commemoration of President Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address will air at 8 a.m. & 8 p.m. ET on C-SPAN3. More info: http://cs.pn/Y0nrK2.