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Red Skelton’s Christmas Wish

Red Skelton with his hat inverted
Red Skelton’s Christmas wish This is taken from “Christmas with the Skeltons,” an episode of “The Red Skelton Show” where various characters played by Red Skelton drop in at the Skelton residence to wish them a Merry Christmas.   At the very end of the episode, Red Skelton...
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Red Skelton’s commentary on the Pledge of Allegiance

Pledge of Allegiance mug
As a schoolboy, one of  Red Skelton’s  teachers explained the words and meaning of the  Pledge of Allegiance to his class. Skelton later wrote down, and eventually recorded, his recollection of this lecture. It is followed by an observation of his own. From  The Red Skelton Hour, CBS TV,...
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The banning of the Pledge of Allegiance

Pledge of Allegiance Mug by Tom Raymond Find more mugs & unique gifts at CafePress Back in 1969,  Red Skelton  on his  television show presented the  Pledge of Allegiance, as he’d been taught it in the fourth grade by his teacher, a Mr. Laswell. It’s a powerful presentation,...
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Red Skelton, father of 7-pound daughter

(the birth announcement of Red Skelton's daughter, Valentina, originally published in The Meriden Daily Journal on May 6, 1947)
(the birth announcement of Red Skelton’s daughter, Valentina, originally published in The Meriden Daily Journal on May 6, 1947) Santa Monica, Calif. May 5. (AP) Mrs. Red Skelton, wife of the comedian, gave birth to a baby girl weighing 7 pounds 11 ounces at St. John’s Hospital Monday....
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