This Was a Man
Jul 28, 2020 6:32
“The opening words of the Gettysburg Address, ‘Four score and seven years ago,’ referred with profound purpose to 1776, the year in which ‘a new nation’ was ‘conceived in liberty and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.’”
What makes Gettysburg America’s most hallowed ground? A delegation of Russian historians at the height of the Cold War seemed to know, when American historians had forgotten.