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“When you discuss all-American, it’s blond-haired, blue-eyed, plays baseball, apple pie.”

Weekly Q&A: UNLV literature professor Julia Lee delves into all the shades of America

March 25th, 2015

“When you discuss all-American, it’s blond-haired, blue-eyed, plays baseball, apple pie.”

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