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Let freedom sing: Springsteen’s five best protest songs

February 17, 2012 By Christopher Munden

In exploring the quest for the American ideal, Bruce Springsteen has used the freedom of expression to make powerful comments on his country, government and the lives of “We the People.”

Octavius Catto: Philadelphia’s “Forgotten Hero”

February 8, 2012 By Christopher Munden

Catto and his soon-to-be-wife, Caroline Le Count, campaigned aggressively for the desegregation of the transportation network by sitting on the streetcars and refusing to move.

225 years of constitutional history

January 18, 2012 By Christopher Munden

The Constitution was signed on September 17, 1787, so 2012 marks the 225th anniversary of this remarkable document.

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