Henry David Thoreau dies

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Jewish Museum of Maryland

Experience the Chosen Food: Cuisine, Culture, and American Jewish Identity exhibition, which examines the diversity of Jewish eating and uncovers the messages in this cuisine.

Lyndon Johnson delivers “We Shall Overcome” speech

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The novel “Native Son” by Richard Wright published

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Historian Henry Adams born

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American painter Grant Wood born

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American modernist Gertrude Stein born

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The Loving Story

The Loving Story, a documentary film, tells the story of Richard and Mildred Loving to examine the drama, the history, and the current state of interracial marriage and tolerance in the United States.

President Johnson outlines goals of his “Great Society” in State of the Union

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What So Proudly We Hail: The Meaning of America Curriculum

Through the use of stories, speeches, and songs, this site seeks to educate hearts and minds about American ideals, American identity and national character, and the virtues and aspirations of our civic life. A ten lesson curriculum is included which covers the following topics: National Identity and Why It Matters, Freedom and Individuality, Equality, Enterprise and Commerce, Freedom and Religion, Law Abidingness, Self Command, Courage and Self-Sacrifice, and Compassion.