Heading Logo


Patriotism more than being born in the USA

Gina Barreca The Hartford Courant Published:

The term "patriotism" is often reduced to its lowest pop culture denominator, dividing us into two groups: the folks who chant Bruce Springsteen's "Born in the USA" by bellowing out the refrain and the ones who listen to the lyrics about a working-class boy who comes home from Vietnam to find that he can't get a job and that he's got "nowhere to


Current subscribers have full access to all online news content as part of their subscription. If you are a current subscriber, please log in with your website account information for full access. If you are a current subscriber, but have not yet registered for access to the website, please call our Circulation Department at 330-296-8414