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And welcome back to Hannity now Callista Gingrich campaigned hard for husband -- in the Republican primaries now she's working just as diligently.
To help ensure that our children know how this great country who has formed -- brand new children's book.
Land of the Pilgrim's Pride is in stores now earlier -- had a chance to talk with her about this and much more.
Antonio San Callista Gingrich land of the Pilgrim's -- Harry good to see -- you -- the campaign trail on and all the fun in the debates you'd be -- -- -- waiting for Wednesday nights that's right but -- moved on to Alice the elephant at Ellis the elephant is back.
You know what's amazing is I do these man on the street interviews on radio and I ice on the fourth of July do it every year.
What's what's -- fourth taught independents think independence from hope.
-- most people cannot answer that question.
It is tragedy that many of our students are not learning American history.
In a recent study shows that a majority of fourth graders.
Don't know what Jamestown -- majority of fourth graders can't tell us where the pilgrims came from.
And -- than a third of all eighth graders.
Can't say why the colonies -- England during the revolutionary war so we really need to take responsibility.
And teach our children what it means to -- American.
You know it's and -- way it's a fun thing it's you know the mother the elephant skewed I wanna know how -- inspired us so get to that in a second but.
It's obviously a good a good way and we have all these other characters out there he got you know Elmo and and and Sesame Street characters -- -- don't have one that actually teaches American history is that why you decided to.
You know create the elephant.
That's right I knew I needed.
A unique character to capture the interest and attention of small children.
And I considered a lot of animals I considered hippos and bunnies and giraffes but in the end I couldn't resist that adorable -- -- -- -- one for the Democrats see though it.
That the dummy that -- hit no I'm kidding him kisses -- -- Definitely -- -- well as I say this this book as a pro American black and it's not meant to be a conservative book her opponents that's for -- all kids -- a celebration of our patriotic values down.
One of the things that I think he's -- you learn about this to what extent do we spend too much time.
Teaching about this culture this culture this culture but we don't teach about America that's right the -- if you look at the curriculum in schools I agree and it's vitally important that we learn about our early American experience.
And that's that land of the Pilgrim's Pride is about -- the elephant discovers.
Colonial America how our nation began.
How are characteristics and traits -- started as Americans how we became American.
Are you glad in one sense that you're out of this political rat race.
Well it would -- It is not easy it was exhilarating we -- blast to be part of the process.
And I learned so much on the campaign trail shot and I do believe that the majority of Americans are inherently good and honest people.
And I do believe that the majority of the country.
Is truly optimistic about our future it's all right well congratulations destined to be a best seller and -- -- you kids are gonna love this -- the Olsen.
Land of the Pilgrim's Pride and -- -- -- some American history.
Callista Gingrich for the C get thanks we -- -- you see you Sean thank you.
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