National Affairs: National Affairs

In reviewing one of the Shriners' parades in Washington, Mrs. Harding rose (approximately 110 times) and saluted the stars and stripes as they passed. Her action prompted other women to follow her example. Said Mrs. Harding: " Why shouldn't the women of America pay the same respect to the flag as the men do ? No citizen of this country is a better American than I am. I purpose hereafter, as long as I live, to salute the American flag! "


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