One-Liner Wednesday — Home of the Brave

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“This nation will remain the land of the free only so long as it is the home of the brave.”

Reporter and Peabody Award Recipient
Elmer Davis

I found out about this quote from fellow blogger Léa at Found In France. I’d never heard of Elmer Davis, so I googled him and learned that he was a news reporter, author, the Director of the United States Office of War Information during World War II, as well as a Peabody Award recipient.

Davis had been a reporter and editorial writer for The New York Times before joining CBS radio as a newscaster. In 1942, Davis was appointed to head the Office of War Information, where he won respect for his handling of official news. His liberal stance, however, especially his opposition to military censorship, generated controversy. In 1945 he resumed his career as a news broadcaster, this time with ABC, until 1953…

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Author: Léa

A wanderer who has found home and herself in the South of France.

4 thoughts on “One-Liner Wednesday — Home of the Brave”

    1. There is much to do and I gladly do what I can. Thank you for your kind words. May I ask, have you ever read The People’s History of the United States by Howard Zinn?

      1. Absolutely. It sould be required reading for anyone who intends to vote, it should be required in the schools…

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