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Dean Martin – Kate Smith and Friends – America Medley

Dean Martin – Kate Smith and Friends – America Medley – Kathryn Elizabeth Smith (May 1, 1907 – June 17, 1986), known professionally as Kate Smith and The First Lady of Radio, was an American singer, a contralto, best known for her rendition of Irving Berlin’s “God Bless America”. She had a radio, television, and […]

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John Basilone – only enlisted man to receive both WWII Medal of Honor & Navy Cross

John Basilone – only enlisted man to receive both WWII Medal of Honor & Navy Cross – John Basilone was born in his parents’ home on November 4, 1916 in Buffalo, New York, the sixth of 10 children. His father, Salvatore Basilone, emigrated from Benevento, Italy in 1903 and settled in Raritan, New Jersey. His […]

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“Frank Sinatra” – Joe Piscopo sings the National Anthem “His Way”

“Frank Sinatra” – Joe Piscopo sings the National Anthem “His Way” – Join is in Celebration of our National Anthem with this tongue in cheek piece lovingly and respectfully presented by Joe Piscopo. A very cute rendition of the song as Joe feels Frank would have done it. Piscopo was best known for his impression […]

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Gary Sinise – “John’s Story” – Very Moving – MUST WATCH

Gary Sinise  – “John”s Story” – Very Moving MUST WATCH – Take a moment and watch this video of Gary Sinise relating the story of John Peck, seriously injured Veteran of the conflict in Afghanistan. Gary does more than almost anyone to help our wounded vets. This is a very moving piece and worth your […]

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Unique Memorial Day Commentary – Andy Rooney

Unique Memorial Day Commentary – Andy Rooney – Very interesting commentary by Andy Rooney on the Memorial Day observance. Memorial Day is a federal holiday in the United States for remembering the people who died while serving in the country’s armed forces. The holiday, which is observed every year on the last Monday of May, […]

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Immigration through Ellis Island

Immigration through Ellis Island L’Isola dell Lagrime Island of Tears * When the first group of immigrants disembarked on Ellis Island in 1892, they found themselves in the grip of a bewildering, though still orderly, regime of bureaucratic procedures. Newcomers were numbered, sorted, and sent through a series of inspections, where they were checked for […]

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The Best Pledge of Allegiance you will ever hear by Red Skelton

Red Skelton saying the Pledge of Allegiance  Red Skelton was an American entertainer best known for his national radio and television acts between 1937 and 1971 and as host of the television program The Red Skelton Show.  In this video, Skelton discusses when he was taught about the pledge of allegiance when he was a boy.  If […]

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Foster Brooks – He Fools Everyone – Priceless

Foster Brooks He Fools Everyone – Priceless – Foster Brooks takes the others on the show completely by surprise, especially the actress sitting nest to him who believes he’s drunk. On this segment of the syndicated Steve Allen Show from the 1960s, Steve Allen introduces Foster Brooks as an important movie producer. Brooks stumbled on stage […]

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Straight No Chaser – American Acapella Group – I’m Yours / Somewhere Over the Rainbow

Straight No Chaser – American Acapella Group – I’m Yours / Somewhere Over the Rainbow – Straight No Chaser (SNC) is a professional Acappella group which originated in 1996 at Indiana University. In 2006, a 1998 video of “The 12 Days of Christmas,” gained widespread popularity and subsequently led to a five-album record deal with […]

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Pennsylvania Team facilitated the Chilean Miner Rescue – Takes your breath away

Pennsylvania Team facilitated the Chilean Miner Rescue – Takes your breath away – This drill team was the first to reach the trapped miners with an escape shaft. A team of American drillers lead by Brandon Fisher  from Down the Hole Drilling of Berlin Pennsylvania were brought in to help. Center Rock’s president and personnel […]

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