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"The Star-Spangled Banner" is the national anthem of the United States of America. The lyrics come from "Defence of Fort M'Henry", a poem written on ...


Sep 12, 2014 ... On the bicentennial of “The Star-Spangled Banner,” learn surprising facts about the national anthem and the man who wrote its lyrics.


On this day in History, Key pens Star-Spangled Banner on Sep 13, 1814. ... The poem, originally titled “The Defence of Fort McHenry,” was written after Key ...


Jul 4, 2016 ... Most black folks don't even know “the black national anthem.” (There's a great story about Bill Clinton being at an NAACP meeting where he ...


Mar 1, 2007 ... The Story Behind the Star Spangled Banner. How the flag that flew proudly over Fort McHenry inspired an anthem and made its way to the ...


Sep 13, 2014 ... Five historical facts about our national anthem that few people know.


When did "The Star-Spangled Banner" become the U.S. national anthem? ... the fort, Key began writing a poem called “Defence of Fort McHenry" on the morning  ...


Sep 13, 2014 ... The Truth About 'The Star Spangled Banner' ... the train of events that would lead to Key writing the lyrics to the future U.S. National Anthem.


Sep 6, 2016 ... The lyrics were written by American attorney Francis Scott Key during the ... Marc Ferris, author of 'Star-Spangled Banner: The Unlikely Story of ...


Jun 29, 2016 ... What was a lawyer like Francis Scott Key—who wrote the words to America's national anthem—doing watching a battle anyway?