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EP115: The Origins of Veterans Day, America's First True Superhero and Our Nation's Youngest Noncommissioned Officer

EP115: The Origins of Veterans Day, America's First True Superhero and Our Nation's Youngest Noncommissioned Officer

Update: 2021-11-11
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On this episode of Our American Stories, Anne Claire shares the history of Veterans Day and the many ways Veterans have been honored throughout American history with the use of banners; Vince Benedetto shares the time he explained the importance of Veterans Day to an auditorium of kids and how George Washington is responsible for so many of our American traditions today; and Kristin O’Donnell Tubb tells the story of John Lincoln Clem, the United States of America's youngest known soldier in the American Civil War.

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Time Codes:

00:00 - The Origins of Veterans Day

10:00 - America's First True Superhero

35:00 - Our Nation's Youngest Noncommissioned Officer

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EP115: The Origins of Veterans Day, America's First True Superhero and Our Nation's Youngest Noncommissioned Officer

EP115: The Origins of Veterans Day, America's First True Superhero and Our Nation's Youngest Noncommissioned Officer

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