None Found to the question "Should the Words "under God" Be in the US Pledge of Allegiance?"
Has not made a statement concerning the Pledge of Allegiance, but did state: "...it should be noted that we are not a nation 'under God.' God is mentioned only twice in The Federalist, each time by James Madison, a clergyman's son, who used God as in the 'only Heaven knows' sense."
Organizations/VIPs/Other Individuals and organizations that do not fit into the other star categories.
Involvement and Affiliations:
Literary and political critic at the New York Review of Books, for 25 years.
Founded US Peace Party with Dr. Benjamin Spock
Phillips Exeter Academy, New Hampshire, 1943
Joined US Army Reserve, 1943
Phone: None found Fax: None found Email: None found Website: None found
He has penned twenty-two novels, five plays, screenplays (e.g., Ben Hur, Visit to a Small Planet, Suddenly Last Summer), television scripts (A Sense of Justice, The Death of Billy the Kid), more than two hundred essays, and a memoir. His first novel, Williwaw, is based on his experiences in World War II. Other novels include The City and the Pillar, Myra Breckenridge, Julian, Creation, Live from Golgotha, and the 'American Chronicles' series (Burr, 1876, Lincoln, Empire, Hollywood, The Smithsonian, The Golden Age, and Washington D.C.). Vidal’s essays have been collected in eight volumes, including Reflections on a Sinking Ship, The Second American Revolution, Screening History, The Last Empire, and United States, for which he received the National Book Award. He has also written mysteries under the name, Edgar Box.
Born at the U.S. Military Academy in West Point, New York
Son of Oklahoma Senator Thomas Gore
Cousin of Al Gore
Brother-in-law to John F. Kennedy
c/o Gerald Howard
New York, NY 10036