2018-10-15 10:28:27

The History of Buzz Phrases "American Dream" and "America First"

Sarah Churchwell author of Behold America traces the origins of phrases such as "the American dream," which was originally used as a left argument against unchecked capitalism. She also traces Donald Trump's "America first" slogan to it's origins in the fascist Italy and in the 20th century resurgence of the Ku Klux Klan (KKK) in America.

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