Lincoln’s spare words at Gettysburg inspire 150 years later

linkLessons from the 270-word speech are legion: purpose sharply framed, powerful, evocative and — most rare today — spare. All politicians with dreams of greatness can learn from the efficacy of a speech that has been memorized by schoolchildren for decades.

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