post-war history

Flags and more flags

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RusellVanderbroucke“At 10 a.m. on Friday, July 10, Steve Beshear, Democratic governor of Kentucky, officially opened a traveling Vietnam Memorial Wall in Lexington. At precisely the same time, Nikki Barber, Republican governor of South Carolina, presided at the lowering of the Confederate flag. The juxtaposition is coincidental, but the intense emotions enveloping the aftermath of two lost causes are not, despite the 150 years and 8,000 miles separating them.”

Author: Russell Vandenbroucke
Published in: Las Vegas Informer
Windfiel Daily Courier
La Progressive
Huntington News
Pagosa Daily Post
The Courier Journal
Las Vegas Informer
Kitsap Scene
University of Louisville
Gilmer Free Press
Date: July 21,22,24,August 8,2015

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