Jul 1, 2007 — For the father-son team of Peter and Kevin Keim, the beauty and historic significance of the American flag has led to a lifetime of passionate collecting. Their upcoming book A Grand Old Flag showcases their extensive antique flag collection and narrates the intriguing history behind the nation's historic symbol.
Jun 28, 2005 — John M. Coski is author of The Confederate Battle Flag: America's Most Embattled Emblem. The book looks at the flag's history and the various meanings attached to it. Some people view it as a symbol of white supremacy and racial injustice; others think it represents a rich Southern heritage. Coski is historian and library director at the Museum of the Confederacy in Richmond, Va.
Jun 14, 2005 — Yippie Abbie Hoffman was arrested in one while protesting the Vietnam War in 1968. Gen. Richard Myers, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, wore one while joining fellow Vietnam veterans for a tribute this past Memorial Day. Their attire? Shirts that looked like flags.