Kenneth Davis

What is the origin of Memorial Day in America?

How did Memorial day get its start? Ken Davis joins Jim Blasingame to celebrate Memorial Day by explaining some of the myths and truths about how this very American holiday got started.

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Ken Davis joins Jim Blasingame to report on the stages of the labor movement in the U.S. during the 20th century, and what it wrought for 21st-century working people.
Ken Davis joins Jim Blasingame to reveal how our current national Labor Day holiday came to be, with its origins in the 19th century, almost 140 years ago, and why this history is relevant in 2019.
Ken Davis joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the evolution of Memorial Day from a civil gesture to World Wars and subsequent conflicts.
Kenneth Davis joins Jim Blasingame to tell the story about how Memorial Day began as an unofficial gesture and became a national holiday to remember all who died in battle in service to our country.
Kenneth Davis joins Jim Blasingame to report on the history of Armistice Day, how it became Veterans Day, and why we still celebrate it today.