They all had the day off because of this one reason. The sad part is that they had no idea why.


On a recent Memorial Day, a news correspondent from "The O'Reilly Factor" ventures out to Jones Beach on Long Island, N.Y. Once there, the reporter asks young people enjoying their holiday a few questions about America's military history. These impromptu quizzes go about as well as you might expect.
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Americans observe Memorial Day to honor the troops that have protected us and our freedom, but many Americans do not fully grasp the sacrifices that have been made. This video features some facts that most Americans learn before high school, but it's obvious that some pay attention more than others.