Television and Radio CriticismMain MenuIntroductionSyllabusScheduleCourse AssignmentsLinks and ResourcesReading Response #1Reading Response #2Media Reviews, Volume 1The first set of media reviewsMedia Reviews, Volume 2A collection of your second media reviewsMobina Hashmi7adcba45f5231a1ed67191c6a33c658691303e32
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In particular, Puri draws our attention to the text across Kaepernick's face: "Believe in something. Even if it means sacrificing everything." He develops the analysis we started in class about how this can be seen as a direct reference to military service.
Who else, do you think, should have a claim to being truly "American" based on their sacrifice for the ideals of this country?
What ideal was Kaepernick willing to sacrifice everything for? That is, what is it that he believed in?