What was the reaction of those who witnessed Lincoln's Gettysburg Address first hand? Revisit that famous day in this clip from LINCOLN@GETTYSBURG.
An examination of Abraham Lincoln's embrace of the telegraph, which enabled him to both communicate with generals in the field and feel the pulse of the nation faster than before, and the role it played in shaping the 272-word Gettysburg Address. Included: the Battle of Gettysburg; the establishment of the Gettysburg National Cemetery; and Lincoln's last-minute invitation to speak at the cemetery's dedication ceremony. LINCON@GETTYSBURG airs Monday, March 23 at 10 PM.