The Flag S3, E1: The American Flag is one of the most familiar symbols in the world. Many have sung the National Anthem, pledged allegiance, and waved it proudly... but Henry knows the Stars and Stripes has more stories than you've heard. From its first design to the original pledge, from the Civil War to the Moon, the Flag has taken a journey through American history unlike any other.
In 10 Things You Don’t Know About® on H2™, punk rock icon Henry Rollins uncovers crazy new twists and tidbits behind the American history you thought you knew. In true Rollins style, he’ll point out the odd, the fascinating, and the shocking, taking viewers on a journey into the past like no other. Find out why there was once a brothel on White House grounds. Hear strange tales about presidential assassins. Go deep into the bitter rivalries and spy games of the “Founders,” and learn the sinister things the U.S. government did to enforce prohibition. Whether he’s analyzing centuries-old documents, exploring a dead gangster’s speakeasy, or discovering the meaning of a strange statue is, Henry brings you the wild personalities and provocative details about some of America’s most intriguing historical subjects.