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Last Full Measure -Berlin Airlift


Lead: For 400 years service men and women have fought to carve out and defend freedom and the civilization we know as America. This series on A Moment in Time is devoted to the memory of those warriors, whose sacrifice gave, in the words of Lincoln at Gettysburg, the last

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The Know-Nothing Party II


Lead: Formed to resist the flood of immigrants in the 1850s, the Know-Nothing Party made prejudice pay big dividends at the ballot box. Intro.: A Moment in Time with Dan Roberts. Content: By 1853 the Order of United Americans had chapters in towns all over the country. Riding a wave

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The Know-Nothing Party I


Lead: In 1854 the Know-Nothing Party riding a wave of anti-immigrant prejudice, rolled up victory after victory. Except for the pre-Civil War Republicans, it was the best third party showing in American history. Intro.: A Moment in Time with Dan Roberts. Content: The United States is nation of immigrants. Beginning

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