• Short Summary

    GENERAL EISENHOWER, THE FORMER AMERICAN PRESIDENT, HAS DEDICATED THE FAMOUS GETTYSBURG CEMETERY WHERE 3,600 SOLDIERS OF THE WAR OF INDEPENDENCE WERE REINTERRED A HUNDRED YEARS AGO.

  • Description

    GENERAL EISENHOWER, THE FORMER AMERICAN PRESIDENT, HAS DEDICATED THE FAMOUS GETTYSBURG CEMETERY WHERE 3,600 SOLDIERS OF THE WAR OF INDEPENDENCE WERE REINTERRED A HUNDRED YEARS AGO.

    THE CEREMONY, YESTERDAY (TUESDAY) WAS STAGED ON THE CENTENARY OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN'S ADDRESS AT THE SAME SPOT, AMID THE CEMETERY OF THE BATTLEFIELD OF THE OLD CIVIL WAR TOWN.

    FOR AMERICANS, LINCOLN'S WORDS BECAME CELEBRATED AS A FUNERAL ORATION AND A CHALLENGE- THAT THE "DEAD SHALL NOT HAVE DIED IN VAIN, THAT THE NATION UNDER GOD, SHALL HAVE A NEW BIRTH OF FREEDOM - AND THAT GOVERNMENT OF THE PEOPLE, BY THE PEOPLE, AND FOR THE PEOPLE, SHALL NOT PERISH FROM THE EARTH.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAIOE3F4P0KL86BL3LHLFPA83Z
    Media URN:
    VLVAIOE3F4P0KL86BL3LHLFPA83Z
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/11/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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