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What America Means to Me

Fascinating and Famous Americans from all walks of life from Helen Keller to Eleanor Roosevelt to Elmer Davis, discuss what America means to them personally.

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Eleonor Roosevelt
Helen Keller and Al Smith 1929Created in the 1950, What America Means to Me included what notable people believe America means to them. Hear Helen Keller's voice as she describes what how America is a "producer of grand characters and works. Elmer DavisThe garden of genius, from which Emerson, Burroughs, Walt Whitman infused the world far." She continues that "America as the nation which raised women to the equal rights of man."

Hoyt S. Vandenberg, who mastermined the attack of Normandy in WWII, speaks of the sacrifice Americans must be willing to make to preserve freedom. Sigmund Romberg says that "America means an opportunity, a fair, a challenge. Yes, more than anything else, a challenge." William L. Green, former President of the American Federation of Labor (AFL) speaks that America is the "last best hope of civilization."

Hazel Scott - Discovered as a musical prodigy at the age of four, Hazel Scott was an African-American female pianist, singer, and performer.

Elmer Davis - One of the greatest reporters of all time and the Director of the United States Office of War Information during World War II.

Eleanor Roosevelt - Former first lady, and champion for women, civil rights, and the poor, she continued her political career long after the death of her husband, FDR.

Helen Keller - Born deaf and blind, Helen Keller learned to write and speak with the help of Anne Sullivan. Later in life she became a political activist, an advocate for persons with disabilities, and was the first deafblind person to earn a bachelor's degree.

This collection reminds listeners of the importance of freedom, democracy, and upholding the idea of equality and justice.

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These classic recordings are available in the following formats:
  • MP3 CDs are delivered by mail. These archival quality MP3 CDs are playable in your computer and many MP3 player devices.



    13 recordings on 1 MP3 CD for just $5.00
    total playtime 0 hours, 42 min
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      13 shows - total playtime 0 hours 42 minutes
      1. What America Means to Me Cardinal Spellman.mp3
      2. What America Means to Me Charles F. Brannan.mp3
      3. What America Means to Me Eleanor Roosevelt.mp3
      4. What America Means to Me Elmer Holmes Davis.mp3
      5. What America Means to Me Eric Johnston.mp3
      6. What America Means to Me Gordon Dean.mp3
      7. What America Means to Me Harold Edward Stassen.mp3
      8. What America Means to Me Hazel Scott.mp3
      9. What America Means to Me Robert Montgomery.mp3
      10. What America Means to Me Robert Taft.mp3
      11. What America Means to Me Sigmund Romberg.mp3
      12. What America Means to Me Tom C. Clark.mp3
      13. What America Means to Me William L. Green.mp3
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    13 recordings on 1 MP3 Collection Download for just $5.00
    total playtime 0 hours, 42 min
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      13 shows - total playtime 0 hours 42 minutes
      1. What America Means to Me Cardinal Spellman.mp3
      2. What America Means to Me Charles F. Brannan.mp3
      3. What America Means to Me Eleanor Roosevelt.mp3
      4. What America Means to Me Elmer Holmes Davis.mp3
      5. What America Means to Me Eric Johnston.mp3
      6. What America Means to Me Gordon Dean.mp3
      7. What America Means to Me Harold Edward Stassen.mp3
      8. What America Means to Me Hazel Scott.mp3
      9. What America Means to Me Robert Montgomery.mp3
      10. What America Means to Me Robert Taft.mp3
      11. What America Means to Me Sigmund Romberg.mp3
      12. What America Means to Me Tom C. Clark.mp3
      13. What America Means to Me William L. Green.mp3
  • Standard Audio CDs are delivered by mail on archival quality media with up to 60 minutes on each CD and play in all CD players



    13 recordings on 1 Audio CD
    total playtime 0 hours, 42 min

    Disc A001

    1. What America Means to Me Cardinal Spellman
    2. What America Means to Me Charles F. Brannan
    3. What America Means to Me Eleanor Roosevelt
    4. What America Means to Me Elmer Holmes Davis
    5. What America Means to Me Eric Johnston
    6. What America Means to Me Gordon Dean
    7. What America Means to Me Harold Edward Stassen
    8. What America Means to Me Hazel Scott
    9. What America Means to Me Robert Montgomery
    10. What America Means to Me Robert Taft
    11. What America Means to Me Sigmund Romberg
    12. What America Means to Me Tom C. Clark
    13. What America Means to Me William L. Green

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