By John Solomon
How the government's punishing of the exposure of official wrongdoing can linger for years
Independent voices from the TWT Communities
Hidden from view in a forest on the campus of the nation's best-known psychiatric institute rest at least 300 fallen Civil War soldiers. Interspersed are warriors from the Confederacy and the Union, white and black. For years, this secret cemetery along the Potomac River just off of Interstate 295 has been closed to the public.
Still, to settle any desire for compensation he may have had, Mr. Sanders said, his company donated $500 to a veterans' organization in Mark Schultz's name.
"You have to look at it from their perspective. We were trying to gift something to the federal government that, on paper, it already owned," Mr. Sanders said.