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Early Memories of Columbus Day

President Franklin D. Roosevelt proclaimed Columbus Day a national holiday in 1937 as a result of intense lobbying by an organization called Knights of Columbus. This means that many of today's senior citizens remember the early days of the holiday's celebration. Today, many people celebrate Columbus Day by honoring Italian-American tradition or by focusing on [...]

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