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August 21, 2020

Michael Kramer

A proud Navy mom ...

While watching television the other night (what else is there to do during the "pandemic"?), I watched one Navy musical movie after another. The first one was titled "Hit The Deck," starring Alvin Morris, a nice Jewish boy! You probably knew him as Tony Martin.

The second movie musical about the Navy is titled "On The Town." The talents behind it were Basia Cohen (Betty Comden), Adolph Green and Leonard Bernstein, among others. They, of course, were all Russian Jews.

Who else could be responsible for "New York, New York, a wonderful town. The Bronx is up and the Batte...

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