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10-01-2016 LSU Pregame

Kenneth C. Davis, author of the “Don’t Know Much About History” book series, joined The Carney Show to talk about Veteran’s Day

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Kenneth C. Davis, author of the “Don’t Know Much About History” book series, joined The Carney Show to talk about Veteran’s Day

Did you know it took a Kansas shoe salesman lobbying Congress and Dwight D. Eisenhower to get Veteran’s Day declared a national holiday? These and many other stories about the Nov. 11th holiday with Ken C. Davis, author of the “Don’t Know Much About…” book series.

Kenneth C. Davis, author of the “Don’t Know Much About History” series, joined The Carney Show to discuss the origins of Veteran’s Day, from the transition from the WWI “Armistice Day” to the Kansas shoe salesman who lobbied Congress and Dwight Eisenhower to get a day to recognize Korean War and World War II vets. For those and other stories, listen to our interview with Ken Davis, and go to www.dontknowmuch.com

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