Books: Rubber-Hatchet Job

GEORGE WASHINGTON'S EXPENSE ACCOUNT by Genera/ George Washington and Marvin Kifman, Pic. (ret.). 285 pages. Simon & Schuster. $5.95.

"Like most American schoolboys," says Marvin Kitman, "I had heard the story of how George Washington offered to serve his country during the Revolutionary War without salary. In one of the most stirring speeches in the annals of patriotism, he explained after his election as Commander in Chief of the Continental Army in June 1775 that all he asked of his new country was that it pick up his expenses."

What the teacher failed to add...

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