Origin of Hail to the Chief
Lieutenant Colonel Foley talked about the origins of “Hail to the Chief,” which was originally a popular song in the early 19th… read more
Lieutenant Colonel Foley talked about the origins of “Hail to the Chief,” which was originally a popular song in the early 19th century, but eventually was adopted as the official presidential march. He also talked about the U.S. Marine Band. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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- Timothy Foley Director U.S. Marine Corps->Band
James K. Polk Biographical Vignette
A short summary was given of President James K. Polk’s accomplishments and life history.
John Tyler Biographical Vignette
A brief biographical sketch of President John Tyler was shown.
Senate Career of John Tyler
Mr. Ritchie talked about John Tyler’s controversial Senate career in which he revoked his party affiliation…
Ms. Dilda focused on the family of President Polk and his birthplace in Pineville, North Carolina.