Tag Archives: July 4

Fireworks in New York

And one of the snugglies is enchanted.

Too old to even be retro

But an iconic moment for this country – Kate Smith, introducing the radio audience to Irving Berlin’s God Bless America. He wrote it in the ’30’s, but it wasn’t widely heard until this performance. The video is a classic example of the WWII propaganda short (and catch the bit player toward the end!!)