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A July 4th Tradition: The Declaration Of Independence, Read Aloud

Twenty-nine years ago, Morning Edition launched what has become an Independence Day ritual: NPR journalists reading the Declaration of Independence.

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Black Balloons Local Natives
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A July 4th Tradition: The Declaration Of Independence, Read Aloud

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America, My Country Tis of Thee Patriotic Players
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Axis Joan Jeanrenaud
The Voiceless And So I Watch You From Afar
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Tillerson Confirms North Korea Missile An ICBM, Calls For Global Action

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