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Dedication of the Jefferson Memorial
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\x34Historically Yours\x34 by Liz Davis is a blog about American historical trivia--anything American since 1492.

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April 13, 1943
Dedication of the Jefferson Memorial
"Today in the midst of a great war for freedom, we dedicate a shrine to freedom." These words were spoken by President Franklin D. Roosevelt when he dedicated the Jefferson Memorial on the 200th anniversary of Jefferson's birth. The event was witnessed by a crowd of 5,000 and millions more by radio.
http://www.nps.gov/nr/travel/presidents/thomas_jefferson_memorial.html
 

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