The Pat Hobby Stories - A Patriotic Short Summary & Analysis

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Pat is working at the studio writing a scene in which the nephew of Robert E. Lee accepts a U.S. commission from President McKinley. Writing the scene causes Pat to recall a time in his heyday in which the President of the United States visited the studio. During the president's visit, he was asked to sit at the Big Table during lunch in order to represent the writers at the studio. Later, when the president attended a party at the studio heads house, which happened to be next door to Pat's house. Pat went out into his backyard and spoke to the president over his fence, discussing his swimming pool, which was a symbol of success at the time.

This story is the shortest one in the collection. In this story, Pat becomes nostalgic as he remembers a time when he was well respected around the studio, touching on...

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