[Ads-l] Pledge of Allegiance

Margaret Winters mewinters at WAYNE.EDU
Sun Apr 3 18:00:47 UTC 2022

ArtDaily Newsletter picked up the NYTimes article and reprinted it in today's issue (a very good consolidator of all sorts of arts news in the form of a daily email with links, for those who do not know it):  More congratulations to Fred Shapiro and Barry Popik!!!

We know the Pledge. Its author, maybe not.<https://artdaily.cc/news/145145/We-know-the-Pledge--Its-author--maybe-not-#.YknfBDUpCUk>
Fred R. Shapiro, the associate library director for collections and special projects at Yale Law School, in New Haven on March 25, 2022. More than a century after a Baptist minister from upstate New York took credit for writing the Pledge of Allegiance, new evidence suggests the possibility of a very different story.

Former Provost
Professor Emerita - French and Linguistics
Wayne State University
Detroit, MI  48202

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