Americana: What's in a Name? Lots

Names change with changing events, and so, over the years, a good many Americans have given their children such striking and fanciful sobriquets as Independence Jones, Liberty Smith and Prohibition Anderson. Last week Judy McCartney, from Phoenix, Ariz., arrived in Washington to lobby in support of her favorite political cause, and with her she brought her daughter, a cherubic infant named Equal Rights Amendment McCartney.


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