Jul 27

Gettysburg Reporters

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Gettysburg National Military Park seasonal Nick Lorenz presents a program on fictional reporter Chrisopher Winslow of the New York Times. His program, as you can see by the video is very animated, and he requests a lot of give and take from his audience. In this clip he firsts asks the audience what the second most important job of a reporter is- asking questions. This view was taken from the northeast facing southwest at approximately 1:30 PM on Sunday, July 27, 2008.

One of the many summer programs presented by the staff at Gettysburg National Military Park this year is on Civil War Reporters. Gettysburg College Theater Major, and National Park Service seasonal, Nick Lorenz, presents a very animated program. Nick portrays fictional reporter Christopher Winslow of the New York Times who visits Gettysburg on November 19, 1863 when the National Cemetery was dedicated.


According to Christopher Winslow, the most important job of a reporter is to “be there.” This view was taken from the northeast facing southwest at approximately 1:30 PM on Sunday, July 27, 2008.



The program took place at Ranger Program Site 2 in the rear (or west of) the new Gettysburg National Military Park Visitor Center. This view was taken from the southeast facing northwest at approximately 1:30 PM on Sunday, July 27, 2008.



Nick Lorenz (Christopher Winslow) stated there were approximately 45 reporters attached to the Army of the Potomac at Gettysburg, but only five reporters with the Army of Northern Virginia. This view was taken from the east facing west at approximately 1:30 PM on Sunday, July 27, 2008.


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