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Memorial Day has a partisan history

This week marks the 150th anniversary of Memorial Day, but even those who stop to remember the fallen may be surprised by the fascinating history of the occasion. Bestselling author of the "Don't Know Much About" series, Kenneth C. Davis, joins “CBS This Morning” to discuss why the holiday was once considered "divisive" and how it has evolved over the years.
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