Listen: Yankees, Smith And King King discussed on The Glenn Beck Show
"But here's the thing on the latest outcry. They had to work really hard for this one except in doing any kind of research. The controversy centers on the statue of Kate. Smith. A singer. Who was once called the song booed of the south? She gained faint gained fame in the nineteen forties for God. Which I think is a progressive nightmare. But that's a different story. Smith's achievements. Are a little inspiring. She performed for king King, George and Queen Elizabeth she she performed at the White House right before World War Two Ronald Reagan bestowed her with the presidential medal of freedom. She was credited on helping defeat the Nazis. Thanks to an eighteen hour broadcast in which she helped CBS raise over one hundred million dollars in war bonds thinking that this is back in the nineteen forties. One hundred million dollars because of her eighteen our broadcast, and that was just one broadcast. Did I like the total was six hundred million? I mean, which is if you today's dollars over ten billion dollars think of that or think of that she helped us defeat. The Nazis for decades both in New York Yankees in the Philadelphia. Flyers played her version of God bless America at home games. The Yankees featured it in the seventeen seven"