“Taps Across America,” created by CBS News On The Road correspondent Steve Hartman, was one of them.READ MORE: Dirt Bikes Crushed On Staten Island As City Continues Crackdown On Illegal Rides
Thousands of musicians answered Hartman’s call last year, to play Taps at 3 p.m. sharp.
Once again, he’s asking musicians to sound those 24 notes Monday, so those who hear them will stop and remember our fallen heroes.READ MORE: New Jersey Senator Says COVID Survivors Should Enjoy Same Benefits As Fully Vaccinated People
“If they don’t remember I was a journalist, if they remember that I had anything to do with starting Taps Across America, that’s fine with me. Life well served,” Hartman said.
The idea came from a story Hartman did in 2012 about a man from Washington state who plays Taps every day at sunset.
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