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Lincoln Memorial Ceremony Video

Posted on: June 12th, 2009 by wmapother 8 Comments

The ceremony last week in Louisville couldn’t have been scripted better: After a cloudy, misty day, the sun broke through just 15 minutes before the ceremony began, and ‘Fanfare for the Common Man’ accompanied a beautiful sunset on the Ohio: Go to 2:00 in this video here.

Ed Hamilton’s beautiful sculpture and bas-reliefs of Lincoln were unveiled, and I introduced the band’s performance of Copland’s ‘Variations on a Shaker Melody.’
Finally, the band performed Copland’s ‘Lincoln Portrait,’ and I provided the narration. Video is here.
And the Courier-Journal’s piece the next day is here.
I’m honored to have been included in that company, in that place, for that purpose.

Posted in In Person (or, like, Live), Louisville & KY, Press, Video (Online & Home)

8 Responses

  1. Roberta says:

    You were pretty cute,and his hometown has a wonderfull sunset.

    thanks! by links of videos

    ๐Ÿ™‚ ๐Ÿ™‚ ๐Ÿ™‚

    Roberta
    Salvador-Bahia-Brazil

  2. Eduarda(Rio De Janeiro-Rj-Brazil) says:

    you should wear more suit and tie, was simply beautiful!

  3. Anonymous says:

    beautiful honor to Lincoln,you were very good too
    kiss

  4. Jessica says:

    no pictures? no videos?
    :-(( :ยด-(

  5. Jessica says:

    commented yesterday when referring to the Flyover Festival, not the Lincoln Memorial, talking about it,I think in Louisville should not have singles with a beautiful sunset like that just take the boyfriend/girlfriend to watch the spectacle that you can conquer any person. ๐Ÿ™‚

  6. Anonymous says:

    Hello,William!
    any news on new projects "Hurt" and "Warrior"? they will be released on DVD as it was with 'The Burrowers'?
    strong embrace of Canadians,we love 'THE OTHERS'and Ethan is a very good character hope he returns to Lost in last year.

  7. Andrea(Buenos Aires-Argentina) says:

    first time here…

    Hello, William!
    I began to admire his work on LOST,then went to buy their DVD movies and watch the other series you worked.
    I hope Ethan Rom on Lost return to last year actually was through him that we discovered that the island was not deserted as the survivors of the 815 thought. ๐Ÿ™‚

    kiss

    P.S:sorry,for my bad english! ๐Ÿ™‚

  8. Dana says:

    Hello,
    Lovely videos and narration! I'm writing because I'm wondering if William is in NYC… This morning I saw someone in the Tisch elevator who looked exactly like him but I was afraid to say anything.. haha. I've shared that elevator with Michael Ian Black before (and again didn't say anything) so I guess it's not entirely unlikely. Anyway, if that was him, I would have liked to say that I think he is a phenomenal actor and thanks for playing such an awesome Ethan on my favorite show ๐Ÿ™‚

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