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Ambassador Demands Loyalty From German Americans

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Ambassador Demands Loyalty From German Americans

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James Watson Gerard, American ambassador to Germany during World War I, gives a notorious speech to the Ladies Aid Society of St. Mary's Hospital in New York in November 1917, calling for German Americans to be loyal to the United States or risk being shipped back to the Fatherland.