The Attempt to Steal the Bicentennial--the Peoples Bicentennial Commission: Hearings Before the Subcommittee to Investigate the Administration of the Internal Security Act and Other Internal Security Laws of the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, Ninety-fourth Congress, Second Session, March 17 and 18, 1976

"It is important that the Congress and the public be aware of the existence of organizations of the revolutionary left, which seek to pervert the legitimate meaning of the American Revolution, and who with the tacit connivance of front organizations, have engaged in a massive campaign to try to 'capture' the Bicentennial celebration for themselves. The subcommittee meets today for the purpose of receiving testimony and evidence from witnesses who have made a study of revolutionary organizations. Through their testimony, today and in subsequent hearings, we plan to peel back the patriotic veneer of the name the Peoples Bicentennial Commission for the purpose of examining and laying before the Congress and the public, facts, by which the legitimacy of this organization's publicly stated goals and objectives and the integrity of their spokesmen may be objectively evaluated"--Pages 1/2.

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Sivu 32 - Citizens by birth, or choice, of a common country, that country has a right to concentrate your affections. The name of AMERICAN, which belongs to you in your national capacity, must always exalt the just pride of patriotism more than any appellation derived from local discriminations.
Sivu 33 - But as it is easy to foresee that, from different causes and from different quarters much pains will be taken, many artifices employed to weaken in your minds the conviction of this truth, as this is the point in your political fortress against which the batteries of internal and external enemies will be most constantly and actively (though often covertly and insidiously) directed...
Sivu 237 - I desire you would remember the ladies, and be more generous and favorable to them than your ancestors. Do not put such unlimited power into the hands of the husbands. Remember all men would be tyrants if they could. If particular care and attention is not paid to the ladies we are determined to foment a rebellion, and will not hold ourselves bound by any laws in which we have no voice, or representation.
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