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The Spirit of '76

In 1976 America celebrates its bicentennial--the 200th anniversary of the birth of freedom on this continent. One hundred years ago, when America celebrated its centennial, the theme was the industrial revolution--the machines that run the country, not the people who built it.

This time it is going to be different. Machines, buildings, monuments are not what makes America great. It is her people--the workers who build, clothe, feed, communicate, entertain and transport us.

Present at the birth of this country were the craft workers of Boston, who refused to work for the British troops and demanded the same rights as landed English gentry. ...

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