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History is one of our greatest teachers.
It’s just too bad so many of our young people think history started with the death of Princess Di or the birth of the iPhone.  
I was painfully reminded of America’s historical illiteracy and the failure of our educational system last week while golfing with a few strangers in Burbank, Calif.
One of the young men in my foursome was about 30 and ran a restaurant in Los Angeles.
When I told him in passing that I was going to be flying to Normandy, France, the next morning to raise a ...


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