The Brian Lehrer Show

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The History of Memorial Day

Kenneth C. Davis, author of the "Don't Know Much About History" series and In the Shadow of Liberty: The Hidden History of Slavery, Four Presidents, and Five Black Lives(reprint, Square Fish, 2019), talks about the origins of Memorial Day.Happy Memorial Day! and visit Davis' website.


 24 May 2019  21m