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The Gettysburg Address turns 150 and becomes a graphic novel

On November 19th, 1863, President Abraham Lincoln gave a speech that has become known around the world: The Gettysburg Address. The speech was about the promise of human equality, guaranteed in the Declaration of Independence.A new graphic novel traces how the country became split and dissects key sections of the address. Author Jonathan Hennessey unpacks the graphic adaptation and the speech (Photo: William Morrow Paperbacks)

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