Red skelton one of america s best loved comedians and star of motion pictures radio and television was also a true patriot. Sadly red skelton was prescient the 9th circuit court of appeals the most overturned court in the united states of america has done exactly that.
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Red skelton pledge of allegiance text. Skelton s story refers to events that took place prior to 1954. Audrey meadows returns to the red skelton hour fold on this january 14 1969 broadcast. 1 the phrase under god was added to the pledge of allegiance in 1954 alluded to in the last paragraph above at the request of president eisenhower among others.
Now i only went i went through the seventh grade. I worked in the summer and went to school in the winter. The phrase under god was incorporated into the pledge of allegiance on june 14 1954 flag day by a joint resolution of congress and president eisenhower signed the bill into law.
The statement he made at the end i think tells it all. Laswell who felt his students had come to think of the pledge of allegiance as merely something to recite in class each day. The pledge of allegiance.
He related the story of his teacher mr. Laswell who felt his students had come to think of the pledge of allegiance as merely something to recite in class each day. Red skelton the pledge of allegiance from the red skelton hour january 14 1969 getting back to school i remember a teacher that i had.
I left home when i was 10 years old because i was hungry. Blank on the back. Red skelton what the pledge means to me the following words were spoken by the late red skelton on the red skelton hour television show january 14 1969.
Red skelton s recitation of the pledge of allegiance is available on dvd as part of the red skelton christmas dvd. On january 14 1969 on his weekly television show red skelton gave a remarkable performance explaining the words to the pledge of allegiance. Also in this database.
Red skelton the pledge of allegiance we had just finished reciting the pledge of allegiance and he mr. In 1969 red skelton gave his personal view of the pledge of allegiance. 08 09 charlie daniels band essential super hits of the charlie daniels band.
Red skelton commentary on the pledge of allegiance below is the text and his wonderful history. 2004 charlie daniels on the pledge of allegiance. Lasswell the principal of vincennes high school called us all together.
From the red skelton hour cbs tv january 14 1969 copyright 1969 richard red skelton the following words were spoken by the late red skelton on his television program as he related the story of his teacher mr.