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  •  In an "Americanism vs. Communism" (1+ / 0-)
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    class in 1961 I asked why we never discussed integrating our high school?

    The result of all that did not require calling in the National Guard.

    But I'll tell you, my family were awed by the courage of these children. We got issues of Life Magazine and my Uncle Bill said they were as gutsy as the guys in his artillery units in WW II.

    "We have done nothing to be ashamed of. We have nothing to apologize for." NRA 12/14/2012 "Have you left no sense of decency, sir, at long last?" Army/McCarthy 1954

    by bontemps2012 on Sat Jan 19, 2013 at 08:01:40 AM PST

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