The Gettysburg Address with Jason Stevens | Documents and Debates

In this episode of The American Idea, Jeff welcomes friend and colleague Dr. Jason Stevens, Professor of History and Political Science at Ashland University and the Director of Teacher Programs at the Ashbrook Center, to talk about the most famous speech in American history: Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address. Their conversation covers the importance of the Battle of Gettysburg in the American Civil War, Lincoln’s devotion to our Founding principles, and a fascinating reading of the speech line-by-line (it’s only 272 words, after all!)

Host: Jeff Sikkenga

Executive Producer: Greg McBrayer

Producer: Tyler MacQueen