Modern Living: Hooray for that Old RWB

On this feistiest of Fourths, it will not be Oh, Say Can You See? in New York harbor. There the longest, widest, heaviest, starriest national banner ever lofted will spread amaze amid the tops'ls of tall ships and raise the first gulp of the day. Hung athwart the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge and visible far at sea, the superflag measures 193 ft. by 366 ½ ft., bigger by half than a football field, weighs 1 ½ tons and is constructed like a sail to weather all winds. It was Betsy Rossed in the loft of Marblehead, Mass., Yachtsman-Sailmaker Ted Hood. The grand notion,...

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