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Old Glory: Understanding America’s Most Enduring Symbol
June 14, 2022 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Virtual Event via Zoom.
Rick Tulipano, Historian and Author
This presentation begins with a brief look at how flags became identifying symbols in the course of human history.
We will then focus on the U.S. flag as we delve into the following questions:
How and why did American flags come into existence?
Who created the U.S. flag (i.e., “the Stars & Stripes”)?
How and why did Old Glory change over the centuries?
What are the present controversies about the U.S. flag?
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