Vice President Alben Barkley, Centennial Address, 1949



Vice President Alben Barkley, Centennial Address, 1949


Alben Barkley was United States Vice President under President Harry Truman. In this address, Barkley gives a thorough summary of the role of education in the last 100 years of the nation. Discussing the United States of America from its founding through World War II, Barkley explains that only through education can Americans overcome the fear that has permeated the American psyche in the wake of WWII.


Barkley, Alben

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Alban Barkley; World War II; Michigan State Normal College; United States Constitution; American Civil War; founding fathers; radio



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