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More than ‘summer is here’ holiday, Memorial Day has solemn origins

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Posted at 11:53 AM, May 22, 2015
and last updated 2015-05-22 11:54:48-04

Memorial Day has become the “summer is here” holiday, but of course there’s more to it. Historian Kenneth C. Davis, author of the popular “Don’t Know Much” history series, joins “CBS This Morning: Saturday” with a history lesson on the most solemn of the 11 federal holidays.