Tag: Carris Kocher

Podcast – Losing America’s History; Guest: Carris Kocher

How history is told impacts future generations of any country. Since at least 2021, the PA Historical and Museum Commission has been engaged in a comprehensive review of its 2500 historical markers. Here are a couple examples of what they’ve done: made changes to a marker at the suburban Philadelphia birthplace of Continental Army Maj. Gen. “Mad” Anthony Wayne because it referred to him as an “Indian fighter.” It also is developing a replacement to a marker that has been removed from the grounds of the National Aviary in Pittsburgh, on the site of a 19th-century prison, that noted Confederate cavalry were held there after their capture in Ohio during the Civil War. Across the nation there is an effort to rewrite our nation’s history, but what prompted this interview was the effort to remove a statue of William Penn from Welcome Park in Philadelphia.

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Podcast – Upcoming Birthday of the Bill of Rights; Guest: Carris Kocher

I believe most American’s know why we celebrate July 4th, but do they or has it just become a time for fireworks, parades and picnics? I believe most schools don’t teach the real history of the United States, so if they don’t get Independence Day correct is there any hope they would even mention the Bill of Rights or correctly interpret the Founding Fathers’ intent when they wrote the first 10 amendments to the US Constitution – better known as the Bill of Rights. The birthday of the Bill of Rights is coming up on December 15th.

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Podcast- the Bill of Rights; Guest: Carris Kocher

The Bill of Rights – just what are they; what do they mean for Americans today; – are they still prevalent – are they being enforced. Are our school students learning what they are, what they mean, their history? In fact, does the average
American know what their rights are? On December 15th, we will be celebrating the 229th birthday of the ratification of the Bill of Rights.

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Podcast – Importance of the Bill of Rights; Guest: Carris Kocher

The Bill of Rights – just what are they; what do they mean for Americans today; – are they still prevalent – are they being enforced. Are our school students learning what they are, what they mean, their history? In fact, does the average
American know what their rights are? On December 15th, we will be celebrating the 228th birthday of the ratification of the Bill of Rights.

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