The Citizen's Almanac


Read by Phil Chenevert

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This is a recording of a booklet given to new naturalized American citizens, it contains an explanation of fundamental documents, symbols and anthems of the United States. "Today you are a citizen of the United States of America— becoming “a peer of kings” as President Calvin Coolidge once said. This occasion is a defining moment that should not soon be forgotten, for it marks the beginning of a new era in your lifetime as a U.S. citizen. Naturalized citizens are an important part of our great democracy, bringing a wealth of talent, ability, and character to this Nation. Your fellow citizens recognize the sacrifices you have made to reach this milestone and with open arms we welcome you. The United States offers an abundance of freedom and opportunity for all its citizens and we wish you all the best along the way." (2 hr 38 min)

Chapters

Message From the Director 3:44 Read by Phil Chenevert
Citizenship in America: Rights and Responsibilities of US Citizens 10:10 Read by Phil Chenevert
Patriotic Anthems and Symbols of the United States 21:43 Read by Phil Chenevert
Presendtial and Historical Speeches 29:12 Read by Phil Chenevert
Fundamental Documents of American Democracy 36:43 Read by Phil Chenevert
Landmark Decisions of the US Supreme Court 16:46 Read by Phil Chenevert
Presidential Statements on Citizenship and Immigration 14:48 Read by Phil Chenevert
Prominent Foriegn Born Americans 24:57 Read by Phil Chenevert