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The nation turns to it as an emotional, political, and patriotic symbol in good times and bad. Americans fly it everywhere we live and everywhere we go, from front porches in Florida to pickup trucks in Alaska. We display the red-white-and-blue American flag at festive events to celebrate and, at times of national tragedy, to grieve and show our resolve. We wrap ourselves ...more
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Published April 1st 2007 by Thomas Dunne Books (first published June 1st 2005)
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This book should be required reading material for every American. This is THE quintessential book on the American flag. It is very well written and informative beyond measure.
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Interesting history, but I had a bit of a hard time getting through it...
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