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Stars'n'Stripes Book Covers and Movie Posters
By Xah Lee. Date:
Stars'n'Stripes book cover for “Under God”. Photo taken in a Adventist bookstore in Maryland, 2004-10. (Adventist = A member of any of several Christian denominations that believe Jesus's Second Coming and the end of the world are near. (AHD).)
DVD cover of the movie JFK, featuring stars'n'stripes silhouetted background. Photo taken in bookshop in Maryland, 2004-10. (JFK =
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
(1917 – 1963), president of USA (1961 – 1963). He was assassinated.)
DVD cover of the movie “Gods and Generals”, featuring a American Civil War period general's sword tied with the Union's US Calvary Guidon flag (unverified) and Confederate “Southern Cross” battle flag. Photo taken in bookshop in Maryland, 2004-10.
Gods and Generals is a novel (1988), adapted into a film (2003). See
Gods and Generals
Left: CD cover of a American singer Michell Nixon, 2003. Right: Album cover of
's Born in the U.S.A. (1984)
Left: Cover of movie “Born on the 4th of July”, 1989.
Born on the 4th of July is a autobiography of
, a paralyzed Vietnam War veteran who became a anti-war activist. Right: Cover of movie “A Few Good Men”, 1992.
. A Few Good Men is a play by Aaron Sorkin, that is made into a film. See
A Few Good Men
Cover of movie “Coming Home”, 1978
Movie poster for
(2002), featuring a girl in a bra with American imprint.