Why the Turkey Didn't Fly: The Surprising Stories Behind the Eagle, the Flag, Uncle Sam, and Other Images of America (Paperback)Paul Aron
Paperback Published: 06/08/2013
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Why did the eagle become our national symbol (even though Ben Franklin preferred the turkey)? How did Gilbert Stuart's image of George Washington end up on the dollar bill? Did Betsy Ross really have anything to do with the Stars and Stripes? Here are the stories behind America's most enduring images.
Publisher: University Press of New England