God bless America
Land that I love
Stand beside her
And guide her
Through the night with the light from above...
We all know "God Bless America" the patriotic song that has been sung at memorials, on the steps of the Capitol, neighborhood candlelight vigils, Broadway theaters and professional baseball games.
It's so finely threaded into our national threads it's basically become a second national anthem.
But while the majority of people know the song, do they know where it came from? Who wrote it and why?
Bill is diving deep into the history of the song and writer Irving Berlin...