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Jay Mechling is professor emeritus of American Studies at the University of California, Davis.
We are approaching an important centenary, though there probably will be little public notice amid the hoopla over the bicentennial of the Constitution.
Reading student applications for scholarships, as I have done on and off now for a dozen years on the undergraduate scholarships committee of the University of California, Davis, has some of the qualities of watching a Frank Capra movie.
Away from the rhetorical heat of the front-line protests, there is a growing body of literature, pro and con, on the moral status and the rights of animals.
Everyone, it seems, is appealing to the authority of American history, of American tradition, to settle the question of religion and politics.
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