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truth about patriotism

Steven Johnston

truth about patriotism

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Published by Duke University Press in Durham .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Patriotism -- United States,
  • United States -- Politics and government

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementSteven Johnston.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJK1759 .J74 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17161833M
    ISBN 109780822340898, 9780822341109
    LC Control Number2007007936

    Nothing But the Truth. Patriotism or practical joke? Ninth-grade student Philip Malloy was suspended from school for singing along to The Star-Spangled Banner in his homeroom, causing what his teacher, Margaret Narwin, called "a disturbance." But was he standing up for his patriotic ideals, only to be squelched by the school system?


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