Nightly News | November 19, 2013
>>> four score and seven years ago.
>> our fathers brought forth.
>> a new nation.
>> our living former presidents who are part of a project by the filmmaker ken burns , urging americans to remember and celebrate to gh the gettysburg address , considering it is one of the most important speeches in american history , think about this. it was only about two minutes long, 272 words in all. and since it was only heard by those who were there in a field by pennsylvania that day, it was mostly read about in newspapers in some cases, weeks and months later.