The Boston Marathon is a 26.2-mile race. But for a Marine, the last 100 yards were the toughest. Don.
Obama Recites the Gettysburg Address
According to a box now on the Ken Burns website learntheaddress.org, Obama was specifically asked to recite one of the other versions of the Gettysburg Address that does not include the phrase "under God." This was done in honor of the 150th anniversary of the address.