Temp Narration Civil War Documentary

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Temp Narration Civil War Documentary 
We are in need of a temporary voice over narrator that can read through our script for timing purposes for review cuts. We are looking for a straightforward reader that can capture the importance of the surrender at Appomattox at the end of the Civil War, and appreciates the nature of the topic. Those with previous historical documentary work encouraged to audition. Overall the piece will be approximately 4 pages of temp narration to be read for $150.00. 
2014-10-28 22:49:42 GMT
2014-10-31 13:00:00 (GMT -08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada) 
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Project Parameters

The Voice Actor should be located in:
Fixed - USD 150
English - USA and Canada
Middle Age Male OR Senior Male
• Audio files must be delivered via email OR
• Audio files must be delivered via FTP/Dropbox/Google Drive/cloud
There are no special pre-, post-, or production requirements for this project.
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This is a non-union project

Script Details

custom demo required  
In late March 27th, 1865, at City Point, Virginia, four men held a council of war aboard a vessel called the River Queen. They were all confident – the Union was about to win the Civil War at last. But then, when they did – what should they do with the former Confederates?

Grant paroled the Confederate soldiers – all of them. They would not be prisoners of war; they could go home. Each man had made his choice, hoping to end the war with civility and mercy for all. Grant signed his terms, and Lee his acceptance.

In the end, lives had not been sacrificed in vain. The Civil War introduced a very basic question to American life: what rights should be common to all people? Lincoln had issued the Emancipation Proclamation two years earlier, but it was with Appomattox that emancipation became more than a statement: it could now be the law of the land. That December, the 13th Amendment to the Constitution outlawed slavery forever.

Emancipation was not equality, nor was it freedom. The path to equality is proving to be long and steep. But a first step was taken here, at Appomattox. 
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