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Lincoln’s Greatest Speech: The Second Inaugural
  • Date: Monday, May 09, 2016 - Tuesday, May 10, 2016
  • Time: 11:00 pm
  • Location: William G. McGowan Theater, Washington, DC

Join us for the screening of a new documentary film based on the best-selling book.  The film features actor Richard Dreyfuss giving a dramatic reading of the speech, followed by historical analysis. Filmmaker Ken Kebow and author Ronald C. White, Jr., will discuss the film and answer audience questions after the screening.

All public programs at the National Archives are free. Reservations are recommended; seating is on a first-come, first-served basis. The doors to the building will open 45 minutes prior to the start of the program. Use the Special Events entrance on the corner of Constitution Avenue and 7th Street, NW. Click here for more information on getting to the National Archives and parking.Live captioning will be available online and in the William G. McGowan Theater. If you require an alternative or additional accommodation for an event (such as a downloadable transcript or a sign language interpreter), please send an email to public.program@nara.gov or call 202-357-5000 in advance.