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Alvandy  (Level: 226.0 - Posts: 7527)
Sat, 22nd Nov '08 12:54 AM


Today is a very memorable day for me personally, and undoubtedly, for many Sploofus members here.
The title of this thread is taken from a song recorded in 1968 by a Detroit disc jockey- Tom Clay.
Please listen closely to the beginning and ending segment when Mr. Clay interviews young children and asks them for a adult word definition.

"What the World Needs Now"- with this poignant music melody bed behind the narrative, please watch the video of the "Abraham, Martin and John'-- an inspired tribute to three [actually four] slain leaders in our history.

If you've never heard this song before, it will make you think and reflect about November 22, 1963.

A prayer goes out to Theodore Kennedy from me.
"Some men see things as they are- and say why?- I dream things that never were- and say why not?"

Chickfbref1  (Level: 120.7 - Posts: 2012)
Sat, 22nd Nov '08 1:15 AM


Smokydevil  (Level: 163.0 - Posts: 5381)
Sat, 22nd Nov '08 2:36 AM

Thanks Al, I'd never seen that before, great film.

Papermanbill  (Level: 41.3 - Posts: 1313)
Sat, 22nd Nov '08 5:10 AM

I hope Obama gets to see this Al. The one thing he does that the three fallen leaders did was get too close to the public, especially JFK. They drove security nuts.

Gerryn  (Level: 18.7 - Posts: 141)
Sat, 22nd Nov '08 6:39 AM

Thanks...that brings back so many memories, some a better time....some not..

Mplaw51  (Level: 176.9 - Posts: 1582)
Sat, 22nd Nov '08 7:38 AM

Thanks, Al, perfect for the day. Sad memories for our nation

Rowlanda  (Level: 70.0 - Posts: 2856)
Sat, 22nd Nov '08 9:33 AM

Thanks for directing us to that site, Al
it was sooo sad and I do hope it never
ever happens again....

Ladyvol  (Level: 203.2 - Posts: 5441)
Sat, 22nd Nov '08 9:43 AM

Thanks Al...I'd seen this before but it is still awesome with a very powerful message...

Mistymented1  (Level: 26.0 - Posts: 163)
Sat, 22nd Nov '08 10:01 AM

Excellent presentation!
Thanks for sharing!

kim »♥« mistymented1

Wordster  (Level: 156.7 - Posts: 895)
Sat, 22nd Nov '08 1:39 PM


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