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Robert Byrd – born November 20, 1917

Robert Byrd – born November 20, 1917

American Minute with Bill Federer The longest serving member of the United States Congress was Senate Majority Leader Robert Byrd, who was born NOVEMBER 20, 1917. Elected as a Democrat to Congress in 1953, and serving in the Senate from 1959-2010, he never lost an election. On June 27, 1962, just two days after the Supreme Court stopped school [...]

Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address – November 19, 1863

Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address – November 19, 1863

American Minute with Bill Federer NOVEMBER 19, 1863, Abraham Lincoln delivered his Gettysburg Address where 50,000 soldiers were killed or wounded in a 3 day battle: "Fourscore and seven years ago our fathers brought forth upon this continent a new nation, conceived in liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created [...]

On this day in history…

On this day in history…

Jefferson American Minute with Bill Federer On NOVEMBER 18, 1807, Thomas Jefferson replied to Captain John Thomas of the Newhope Baptist Church: "Among the most inestimable of our blessings is that...of liberty to worship our Creator in the way we think most agreeable in His will; a liberty deemed in other countries incompatible with [...]

Our father’s God, to Thee, Author of Liberty…

Our father’s God, to Thee,  Author of Liberty…

American Minute with Bill Federer "My country, 'tis of thee, Sweet land of liberty, Of thee I sing; Land where my fathers died, Land of the pilgrims' pride, From every mountainside, Let freedom ring!" This hymn was written by Samuel Francis Smith, who died NOVEMBER 16, 1895. A Harvard classmate of poet Oliver Wendell Holmes, Smith [...]

Weekly Story: Fort Gunnybags

Weekly Story: Fort Gunnybags

Weekly Story In 1856, private citizens choose a headquarters for their campaign against a corrupt political machine. For a considerable time after the organization of the Committee, on account of the strenuous opposition of their enemies, who were ironically called the “Law and Order party,” great apprenensions were felt of a clash [...]

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