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Saturday, May 27, 2017
No Agenda-The Saturday Memo
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Dear Producer, Memorial Day is Monday. The holiday began in 1866 in the South as Memorial Day to honor the dead Confederate soldiers. It was then co-opted in the North in 1868 as Decoration Day whereby the public was encouraged to memorialize the Union dead from the Civil War by decorating gravesites. The North and the South had differing days for this event until it was officially united around 1913 as Memorial Day, proper.
The Civil War origins of the holiday are largely forgotten. A complete a fair rundown of the event is here
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Here are a few of the better pics I've collected off Twitter and during research for tomorrow's show.