What is the Flag?

May 13, 2010 nyupressblog 0

In this original blog post, Arnaldo Testi, author of Capture the Flag: The Stars and Stripes in American History, discusses four very different encounters with the Stars and Stripes. In a recent visit to New




Favorite Poem: Arnaldo Testi

April 21, 2010 nyupressblog 0

Don’t ask me for words by Eugenio Montale (Genoa, 1896 – Milan, 1981; Nobel Prize for Literature, 1975) Don’t ask me for words that might define our formless soul, publish it in letters of fire,




Does Manifest Destiny Apply to the Moon?

July 13, 2009 nyupressblog 1

An article by Arnaldo Testi, author of the forthcoming Capture the Flag: The Stars and Stripes in American History. When, on July 20, 1969, Apollo 11 astronauts Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin and Neil Armstrong raised the