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F.S. Key and the Song That Built America

  • Aired: 09/11/2014
  • 56:53
  • Rating: NR
Celebrating the 200th anniversary of Francis Scott Key's writing of America's national anthem, "The Star-Spangled Banner." Key, a constitutional lawyer, famously penned the lyrics following the 12-hour bombardment of Ft. McHenry in September 1814. The film highlights Key's personal life, legal career and artistic development.
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The 200th anniversary of F.S. Key's writing of "The Star-Spangled Banner" is celebrated.
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