Memorize the Gettysburg Address


(Josh Cohen) #1

I saw this project about learning the Gettysburg Address, so thought I would add it to the memory challenges section:
http://www.learntheaddress.org/

To celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address, documentarian Ken Burns, along with numerous partners, has launched a national effort to encourage everyone in America to video record themselves reading or reciting the speech.

There are several versions:
http://www.gettysburgfoundation.org/41

Here’s the text in PDF format, if anyone wants to try it:
http://www.learntheaddress.org/static/media/uploads/docs/gettysburg-address.pdf

If you memorize it, post your technique below.