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History Bookshelf: Jackie Gingrich Cushman

Abraham Lincoln Delivering his Second Inaugural Address (1865)

Abraham Lincoln Delivering his Second Inaugural Address (1865)

Washington, DC
Saturday, November 16, 2013

Jackie Gingrich Cushman, daughter of former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, discusses her book, “The Essential American: 25 Documents and Speeches Every American Should Own.” The list includes the Declaration of Independence, U.S. Constitution, Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address and Ronald Reagan’s “Tear Down This Wall” speech.  This program was recorded in the Rayburn House Office Building in Washington, DC.

Updated: Monday, November 4, 2013 at 3:29pm (ET)

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