Flag: An American Biography

Marc Leepson talked about his book Flag: An American Biography, published by Thomas Dunne Books. In his book Mr. Leepson chronicles the over 200-year… read more

Marc Leepson talked about his book Flag: An American Biography, published by Thomas Dunne Books. In his book Mr. Leepson chronicles the over 200-year history of the American flag, that is full of myths and misinformation. He talked about the intensity of American’s relationship with the flag but that the flag has been used in many ways including marketing products. He talked about the changes in relating to the flag, such as he asserts that America’s relationship with the flag became even more intense at the time of the Civil war and also in the wake of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. After his presentation he answered questions from members of the audience. close

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Program ID:
187673-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Richmond, Virginia, United States
First Aired:
Sep 05, 2005 | 12:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Jun 18, 2007 | 8:42am EDT | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Sep 05, 2005 | 12:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 08, 2005 | 8:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 03, 2005 | 3:43pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 07, 2006 | 12:25am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 07, 2006 | 4:24am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 07, 2006 | 9:24am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 10, 2006 | 12:25am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 10, 2006 | 4:24am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 10, 2006 | 9:24am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 11, 2006 | 12:25pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 11, 2006 | 4:24pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 11, 2006 | 9:24pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 14, 2007 | 2:54am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 14, 2007 | 8:42am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 18, 2007 | 8:42am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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