Learn the Address Resources

Learn the Address Resources

January-April, 2014

Learn the Address

About: To commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address, Ken Burns and PBS have launched a major national public outreach campaign to challenge everyone across the country, especially students to submit their recordings.WXXI invites kids and adults of all ages to learn the 272-word Gettysburg Address, and video record themselves reading or reciting it.  Submit the Video through the end of April 2014.  

Learn More: Get Ideas & Tools for Educators to Participate


Local Support is Provided by:

Funding for THE ADDRESS is provided by Bank of America; the Anne Ray Charitable Trust; Public Broadcasting Service; and members of The Better Angels Society, including The Pfeil Foundation and Robert & Beverly Grappone. Funding was also provided by Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), as part of “American Graduate: Let’s Make It Happen,” a public media initiative to help communities solve the national high school dropout crisis and keep more students on a successful path to college and career.