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La Marseillaise in Casablanca:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HM-E2H1ChJM

Nixon at the opening of the Grand Ole Opry in 1974:
http://www.criticalpast.com/video/65675076603_Grand-Ole-Opry_Richard-Nixon_Roy-Claxton-Acuff_playing-piano

Reagan’s acceptance speech, Republican National Convention, 1980
(section involving the phrase “God Bless America” begins at 43:50)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RmmgVFByeaI

Kate Smith sings “God Bless America” in the film This is the Army, 1943 (a young Ronald Reagan appears at 4:20)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Izb459vJ-8Q

Understanding 9/11: A Television News Archive
This site includes a wide range of news coverage of the attacks, with much better video quality than the YouTube video above. The singing of “God Bless America” at the press conference on the Capitol begins at 7:28 pm on 11 September 2001:
http://archive.org/details/911/day/20010911

9/21/01: Diana Ross sings “God Bless America” at Shea Stadium, prior to the first game played in New York after 9/11
http://mlb.mlb.com/video/play.jsp?content_id=13081151

Diana DeGarmo’s performance at Shea Stadium during the Mets-Dodgers playoffs in October 2006
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E0NdDW5KVpA

Kelly Clarkson’s rendition during a World Series game in 2004
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iislPWcCkZo.

Ronan Tynan sings “God Bless America” at Yankee Stadium, 11 September 2009
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hEThRlUcby4

Celine Dion’s performance on the America: A Tribute to Heroes telethon
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rfcdrUDQ_tc

LeAnn Rimes’ recording from her 1997 album You Light Up My Life
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XPsGhG5E3Nk

2011 World Series performances

10/19/11: Staff Sgt. Brian Owens sings “God Bless America” during the seventh-inning stretch of Game 1 of the World Series
http://mlb.mlb.com/video/play.jsp?content_id=19923365

10/20/11: Petty Officer Generald Wilson sings “God Bless America” at Busch Stadium in Game 2
http://mlb.mlb.com/video/play.jsp?content_id=19927329

10/22/11: Texas Army National Guard serviceman Darby Ledbetter sings “God Bless America” during Game 3
http://mlb.mlb.com/video/play.jsp?content_id=19940041

10/23/11: Master Sergeant Erika Stevens of the Texas Air National Guard sings “God Bless America” during game 4
http://mlb.mlb.com/video/play.jsp?content_id=19943327

10/24/11: Mollie Corbett sings “God Bless America” in Game 5
http://mlb.mlb.com/video/play.jsp?content_id=19947227

10/27/11: Navy Petty Officer First Class Retired Generald Wilson sings “God Bless America” in Game 6
http://mlb.mlb.com/video/play.jsp?content_id=19954609

10/28/11: Country music artist David Nail sings “God Bless America” in Game 7 at Busch Stadium
http://mlb.mlb.com/video/play.jsp?content_id=19960243

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