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Marc Leepson

Marc Leepson

Marc Leepson has written for many publications, among them The New York Times, The Washington Post, and Smithsonian. He is the author of five books, including Saving Monticello, and lives in Middleburg, Virginia.

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A fresh look at Francis Scott Key, a man who embodied the contradictions of his time, coinciding with the 200th anniversary of “The Star-Spangled Banner”

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Lafayette: Lessons in Leadership from the Idealist General

World Generals Series

Marc Leepson; foreword by General Wesley K. Clark

The Marquis de Lafayette is an icon of American—and French—history. Lafayette’s life story is the stuff of legend. Born into an aristocratic French family of warriors, made...

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Desperate Engagement

Marc Leepson

The Battle of Monocacy, which took place on the blisteringly hot day of July 9, 1864, is one of the Civil War’s most significant yet little-known battles. What played out that day in...

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Flag

Marc Leepson; Foreword by Nelson DeMille

The thirteen-stripe, fifty-star flag is as familiar an American icon as any that has existed in the nation's history. Yet the history of the flag, especially its origins, is cloaked in myth...

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