This Day in History:Millions Participate in Hands Across America (1986)

This Day in History:
Millions Participate in Hands Across America (1986)

Hands Across America was a massive, heavily publicized fundraiser during which millions of people, including scores of celebrities and politicians, lined up in the hopes of forming a human chain stretching from New York to California. Though they did not succeed in this regard—there were many gaps along the way—the event raised $20 million. Had all of the participants actually given the $10 required donation, it would have reached its $50-million goal. For what cause was the money raised? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

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