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Military Celebrations And Speeches

 

July 11, 2019



Remembering John Adams who said, “Facts are stubborn things,” this is for critics of our Celebration of America on July 4. The following presidents gave major Fourth of July speeches, most at patriotic monuments along with Armed Forces participation and tributes: Teddy Roosevelt (speech to 200,000), Wilson, Kennedy, Ford, Clinton (Statute of Liberty – Navy Ships), G.W. Bush, Truman (Washington Monument, large crowd), and Reagan (USS Kennedy/ Statue of Liberty). Four Democrats, four Republicans. There were no complaints.

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