To The Flag

The Unlikely History Of The Pledge Of Allegiance

by Richard J. Ellis

Hardcover, 297 pages, Univ Pr of Kansas, List Price: $29.95 | purchase

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To The Flag
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The Unlikely History Of The Pledge Of Allegiance
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Richard J. Ellis

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Traces the history of the Pledge of Allegiance and the debates and controversies that have surrounded it, in a story that ranges from the flag's composition in 1892 to the Supreme Court's action in 2004 regarding objection to the words "under God."