Salute to Service: The Rebirth of Patriotism

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780892215973
  • Publisher: New Leaf Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 7/28/2004
  • Pages: 176
  • Product dimensions: 6.60 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword 9
Introduction 10
The Angel on the Highway 10
The Hall of Heroes 12
A Wake Up Call 19
9-11-01--The Day America Changed Forever 21
Section 1 Over There 25
The American GI 26
Judge Me by My Footsteps 32
My "Adopted" Brother 34
Letters to Home 37
Section 2 Teachers 45
Impact for Life 46
"All Good Things" 49
The Little Things 53
Her Name Was Mrs. Thompson 55
Section 3 Patriots 59
What Is a Veteran? What Is a Patriot? 60
The Veterans 67
A Dad's Message to Congress 69
Granny D's Day in Court 73
A Canadian's View of America 78
Tie a Yellow Ribbon 86
We Need More Reporters Like Nick 88
The Great State of Kansas 91
Two Differing Chicago Legends 95
Red Skelton--American Patriot 98
Section 4 Role Models 101
Fifties Role Models 102
"I Have a Dream"--Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. 108
How to Save the Next Generation--Bring Back the Draft 110
Section 5 Old-fashioned Values 121
I Pledge Allegiance 122
"Remember Me?" 124
One Nation Under God 128
The Ten Commandments 130
"Bill of No Rights" 137
A Few "Remember Whens" 140
I Remember When 142
"If I Were the Devil" 144
Passing Through 146
Meeting President Reagan 148
Section 6 Great Americans--In Their Words 151
George Washington 152
Abraham Lincoln 154
Franklin D. Roosevelt 156
Harry S. Truman 157
Dwight D. Eisenhower 159
John F. Kennedy 161
Ronald Reagan 163
Final Words 166
Preamble to the Constitution and the Bill of Rights 168
How to Properly Display the Flag of the United States 171
A Letter to God 173
About the Author 176
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