How I longed to see these things; how I longed to see the Liberty Bell and walk on the streets where Thomas Jefferson, Tom Paine and Benjamin Franklin had walked.
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I stopped and gazed on the little dull man who was being paid to be a teacher of teachers. I turned and walked to the door, slammed it closed with a bang, and broken glass crashed to the floor. There was uproar behind me in the class, which did not interest me at all.
|Birth:||14th June, 1909|
|Death:||14th April, 1995|
|Profession:||Actor, Singer, Writer|
Burl Ives was born in Jasper County, Illinois near Newton, Illinois. He was an American actor, writer, and folk singer. As an actor, Ives's work included comedies, dramas, and voice work in theater, television, and motion pictures. Ives's autobiography, The Wayfaring Stranger, was published in 1948. He also wrote or compiled several other books, including Burl Ives' Songbook, Tales of America, Sea Songs of Sailing, Whaling, and Fishing, and The Wayfaring Stranger's Notebook.
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