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The origin of Memorial Day

by CBSTV Videos 4:36 mins

The origin of Memorial Day

by CBSTV Videos 4:36 mins

Memorial Day has become the “summer is here” holiday, but of course there’s more to it. Historian Kenneth C. Davis, author of the popular “Don’t Know Much” history series, joins “CBS This Morning: Saturday” with a history lesson on the most solemn of the 11 federal holidays.

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