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Governors' Command Performances Cites Nation's Youth as Greatest Resource
September 14, 1969
Springfield Union
Springfield, Massachusetts

“Our youth is our country’s greatest natural resource,” proclaimed the 48th annual Governors’ Night Command Performance. The program of music, pageantry, distinguished speakers and guests all paid honor to the greatness that is America.

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The rocking Cowsills who helped to usher in the age of Aquarius with their version of “Hair” not only provide music for the whole family but are a family.

The unique clan come from Newport, R.I. with four brothers leading the singing and mother and baby sister on the harmony. Mr. Cowsill manages the group and two brothers work behind the scenes.

All the entertainers, in their own way, reflected the Eastern States’ dedication to an ever higher standard of living for New England.

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