Learn the Address Resources

Learn the Address Resources

Learn the Address

About: To commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address, Ken Burns and PBS have launched a major national public outreach campaign to challenge everyone across the country, especially students to submit their recordings. See submissions in the national video gallery below.

Learn More:  Ideas & Tools for Educators


  • GettyReady: GettyReady is a Utah-based non-profit established to encourage learners of all ages to memorize, study and apply the Gettysburg Address on its anniversary and beyond.

  • Listen to WXXI's interview with Ken Burns on Connections with Evan Dawson from Jan. 8, 2014 at 12-1pm.

Funding for THE ADDRESS is provided by Bank of America; the Anne Ray Charitable Trust; Public Broadcasting Service; and members of The Better Angels Society, including The Pfeil Foundation and Robert & Beverly Grappone. Funding was also provided by Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), as part of “American Graduate: Let’s Make It Happen,” a public media initiative to help communities solve the national high school dropout crisis and keep more students on a successful path to college and career.