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The Great American Story
These are our stories told in a way you have never heard before. Host Bob Day entertains and informs his audience with little known facts and long forgotten stories about the iconic people and events that make up The Great American Story. Your audience will learn about the West's greatest stage coach driver, who turned out to be a woman. Where did the term "saved by the bell" and "the graveyard shift" come from? Bob Day shares the folk lore and true stories of our colorful past in a way that will keep your audience listening, one story after the next.
"The Great American Story with Bob Day" is Broadcast LIVE every Saturday from Noon-2(pst) from am1410KMYC and re-cast to the world via "BlogTalk Radio". All episodes of "The Great American Story" are Archived at www.thegreatamericanstorywithbobday.com .
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The New Deal had passed a large number of measures that were regulating business in some ways for the first time, and it [had] empowered labor unions and given them a voice in the affairs of business. Corporate leaders resented both of these moves and so they launched a massive campaign of public relations designed to sell the values of free enterprise. The problem was that their naked appeals to the merits of capitalism were largely dismissed by the public.
The words "under God" in the Pledge of Allegiance and the phrase "In God we trust" on the back of a dollar bill haven't been there as long as most Americans might think. Those references were inserted in the 1950s during the Eisenhower administration, the same decade that the National Prayer Breakfast was launched, according to writer Kevin Kruse. His new book is One Nation Under God. NPR