This Fourth of July, when you watch the fireworks, will you think about the Declaration of Independence? We should, says John Stossel in a new Reason TV video.
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I just got done reading President Calvin Coolidge’s speech on the 150th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence on July 5, 1926, in Philadephia. This is a brilliant speech and well worth a few minutes to read.
There aren’t many songs better suited for Independence Day than ‘America the Beautiful’ by Ray Charles. LOVE this live version of the song. Music starts at about 1:30.
With a new Gallup poll out showing a stark decrease in the number of young Americans who consider themselves proud to be American, Cabot Phillips from Campus Reform visited college students in New York who had mixed reactions when asked about their pride in America, with many admitting they were not proud.
Enjoy President Ronald Reagan’s Address to the Nation on Independence Day on July 4, 1986. Happy Independence Day everyone!