The Address

April 2014

Joan Ganz Cooney, Elmo and Murray and The Gettysburg Address

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Joan Ganz Cooney discusses The Gettysburg Address with Elmo and Murray from Sesame Street as part of the Learn the Address initiative. THE ADDRESS will air April 15th at 9pm

April 15, 2014

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THE ADDRESS, tells the story of a tiny school in Putney Vermont, the Greenwood School, where each year the students are encouraged to memorize, practice and recite the Gettysburg Address. In its exploration of the Greenwood School, the film also unlocks the history, context and importance of President Lincoln’s most powerful address.
March 2014

Promo

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Directed and produced by Ken Burns, THE ADDRESS is a two-hour feature length documentary on the Greenwood school and its efforts to memorialize the Gettysburg Address. The film interweaves this contemporary story with the history, context and importance of the Address, which remains one of the most important declarations ever made on human equality.
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