Day: May 25, 2009

Remembrance Day

I chose the title for today’s post on purpose. We are so used to seeing “Memorial Day” that we probably don’t stop and think about what the word means.├é┬áMemorial is based on other words—memory and remember. As a nation, we need to maintain a collective memory. We need to consciously remember what has gone before us. As a historian, I can say with some authority that we are a nation that is losing its memory. Knowledge of American principles and… Read more »