Re: Do non-U.S. Christians say "God Bless America?" (fwd)

From: Jay Willingham (jaywillingham@cfl.rr.com)
Date: Fri May 30 2003 - 14:54:28 EDT

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    The precise story, courtesy of Joel Peter Anderson <joela@umn.edu>:

    http://www.snopes.com/politics/quotes/powell.asp

    ----- Original Message -----
    From: "Michael Roberts" <michael.andrea.r@ukonline.co.uk>
    To: "Jay Willingham" <jaywillingham@cfl.rr.com>; <jcannon@washjeff.edu>;
    "ASA" <asa@calvin.edu>
    Sent: Friday, May 30, 2003 12:17 PM
    Subject: Re: Do non-U.S. Christians say "God Bless America?" (fwd)

    >
    > > The Archbishop of Canterbury was showing a cathedral to Colon Powell.
    The
    > > cleric asked him why America seemed to want to take over the world.
    > Powell
    > > replied that America's by the ten's of thousands had died in foreign
    lands
    > > to keep them free, yet all the land America had ever asked in return was
    > > just enough to bury them in. The Archbishop went silent.
    >
    > Can you give me full documentary evidence for that please, so that I can
    > take it up with my archbishop? I would like date, time, place and who
    > reproted it.
    >
    > thank you
    >
    > michael
    >
    > >
    >
    >



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