Monday, November 19, 2012

Spielberg at Gettysburg on Lincoln, history and justice

Steven Spielberg gave the keynote address during Dedication Day at Soldiers' National Cemetery at the Gettysburg National Military Park. At the beginning of the clip, Stephen Spielberg thanks the men and women serving in the armed forces today. At 2 minutes he talks about keeping company with Lincoln's ghost, and how, if he misses Lincoln, he can just call Daniel Day-Lewis and ask him to tell a story. At 5:10, Spielberg talks about the importance of history, memory and justice.