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Red Skelton’s commentary on the Pledge of Allegiance

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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

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, and I urge you to follow the text link above and read it for yourself or...
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