Kudos to Mark Silk for unearthing this video tape of Connecticut's Governor Wilbur Cross reading his 1938 Thanksgiving Proclamation. Cross grew up not far from the town in which I grew up, went to Yale, and was elected as Governor of Connecticut four times! Hard to imagine any governor of any state today speaking in such a beautiful lyric manner. Next time you are stuck in traffic on the Wilbur Cross Parkway, do not curse the Governor whose name it bears.
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