…With Liberty’s Tears for All: A closer look at the history of the Pledge of Allegiance.
Many Americans embroiled in the recent debate over standing for the National Anthem to honor the US flag have no idea that a related, but even more acrimonious, debate raged in the United States 75 years ago. Questions regarding “flag respect” and the importance of preserving civic rituals of patriotism in our culture are nothing new. And the answers that were promoted by some people in that earlier era are extremely relevant to the debate today.
This DocuCommentary by Pam Dewey explores the background leading to a dark time in our American narrative.
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