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White House Explains Why Obama Didn’t Say “Under God” in Gettysburg Address

posted on November 20, 2013

Stephanie Condon of CBS reports, “President Obama irked some conservatives with his recitation of the Gettysburg Address” yesterday, which he read as a participant in filmmaker Ken Burns’ project. The president recited the Nicolay copy of the speech at Burns’ request; that draft omits “under God,” which riled some listeners. 

Read at CBS