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Pete Seeger on What You Learned in School Today

Pete Seeger on What You Learned in School Today

Pete Seeger is being remembered by many as a national treasure, a man who encouraged multiple generations of Americans to essentially rethink everything they were taught in school.

“I learned our government must be strong. It’s always right, and never wrong…That’s what I learned in school today.”


The video below features the late Pete Seeger singing these sarcastic lines on BBC’s ‘Tonight In Person’ in 1964. Seeger died today at age 94 and is being remembered by many as a national treasure, a man who encouraged multiple generations of Americans to essentially rethink everything they were taught in school.

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