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US Remembers Lincoln's 1863 Gettysburg Address

The United States is remembering one of history's most famous speeches today, marking 150 years since President Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg Address called on his war-torn nation to renew its quest for freedom and equality for all.   Lincoln's speech of November 19, 1863 — 87 years after the country declared independence from England — was given amidst the country's bitter Civil War between a group of Southern states seeking to secede from the national union of states,...

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