The American Legion, Inc., is an American veterans' organization formed in Paris, France, on March 16, 1919, by members of the American Expeditionary Forces The Legion was chartered by the United States Congress on September 16, 1919. It is headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana, and also legislative offices in Washington The American Legion played the leading role in drafting and passing the Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 1944, otherwise known as the "GI Bill." Wikipedia*
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American Legion has hosted 52 events in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first program was a 1980 Public Affairs Event. The year with the most events was 2011 with four events. The year with the highest average number of views per video was 2016 with an average of 4,142 views per video. Most appearances with George W. Bush (5), H.F. Gierke (5), Anthony J. Principi (4). Most common tags: Veterans, Persian Gulf War, Military.