Why The Turkey Didn't Fly
Why did the eagle become our national symbol, even though Franklin preferred the turkey? How did Gilbert Stuart's portrait of Washington end up on the dollar bill? What did Betsy Ross really have to do with the flag? Here are the surprising stories behind American images, from Uncle Sam to Yankee Doodle, from lady liberties to liberty bells.
By Paul Aron
67 color illustrations
19 black and white illustrations