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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The American Legion has 80 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first program was in a 1980, Boys' Nation. The year with the most videos was 2011 with nine videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2016 with an average of 3,871 views per program. Most appearances with George W. Bush (5), H.F. Gierke (5), Anthony J. Principi (4). Most common tags: Veterans, Persian Gulf War, Military.