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David O. Stewart's proven dexterity in handling detail, suspense and melodrama in matters of state are again present here.
The prospective reader must not be misled by the title of this outstanding work.
Lawyer jokes are legion, car salesmen are lampooned routinely, but the occupation the country despises most - it's been measured by Gallup and, yes, lobbyists rank dead last - doesn't even merit ridicule.
Virginia's Shenandoah Valley was a secondary theater for most of the Civil War.
From its inception, the signature creed of the United States has been the treatment of persons based on character, industry and achievement irrespective of skin color. The United States Supreme Court honored that creed in Parents Involved in Community Schools v. Seattle School District No. 1 (June 28, 2007) by invalidating elementary and secondary school assignments pivoting on race in both Seattle, Wash., and Louisville, Ky.
It was stitched in simple crimson and blue silk by a loving wife for her husband. Yesterday, the swallow-tailed cavalry battle flag sold for just under $900,000 during an auction of Civil War memorabilia in Gettysburg, Pa., that included both the mundane and magnificent.