Most Wonderful Tribute to Perry Como – Must Watch to the end

Most Wonderful Tribute to Perry Como – MUST WATCH to the end – When he was an 11-year-old apprentice sweeping floors and stropping razors in Steve Fragapane’s three-chair barber shop in the small mining town of Canonsburg, PA, he dreamed of cutting hair. Several years later, as owner of his own shop, he began to […]

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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 and Joe Montegna present American Idol – Nick Fradiani – Singing the National Anthem

Gary Sinise and Joe Montegna present American Idol – Nick Fradiani – Singing the National Anthem – Join us as Nick Fradiani, American Idol 2015 sings the National Anthem at the National Memorial Day Concert. Wonderful to see and hear these men celebrate our Armed Forces and the Strength of Conviction. Paying tribute to those […]

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Gary Sinise – The Armed Forces Medley

Gary Sinise – The Armed Forces Medley – The history of the U.S. military dates to 1775, even before the Declaration of Independence marked the establishment of the United States. The Continental Army, Continental Navy, and Continental Marines were created in close succession by the Second Continental Congress in order to defend the new nation […]

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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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Connie Francis – God Bless America

Connie Francis – God Bless America –  Although this song is usually associated with the wonderful Kate Smith many other singers of our day performed this song with love.  Enjoy this wonderful rendition of God Bless America by Italian American Connie Francis. “God Bless America” is an American patriotic song written by Irving Berlin in […]

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