By Ray Notgrass
From John Smith's 1616 description of the recent international to George W. Bush's handle to the yank humans after Sep 11; from the poems of the 17th century to the hymns of the 20 th; from John Winthrop to Martin Luther King Jr. American Voices takes you on a desirable trip via background within the phrases of american citizens whose voices nonetheless communicate this present day.
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