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John F. Kennedy

We are a nation of immigrants

It is perhaps apocryphal that Franklin Delano Roosevelt addressed a convention of the Daughters of the American Revolution as, "My fellow immigrants." A more accurate quote taken from FDR's speech is: "Remember, remember always that all of us, and you and I especially, are descended from immigrants and revolutionists." The point is the same, although the corrected quotation is more polite. It is also true that when it was proposed that the world famous singer Marian Anderson should sing in Constitution Hall, the meeting place of the DAR, the application was rejected on account of her race. She was the granddaughter of a man who had been a slave. As a result of...