Monthly Archives: September 2014

Banner Moment #8: 16 October 1968—Protest Salute during Olympic Medal Ceremony (Critical Patriotism)

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Banner Moment #7—March 3, 1931—Key’s Song Made Official U.S. Anthem by Congress

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Star Spangled Music Day Photo Contest

Send pics of your Star Spangled Music Day celebration to info@starspangledmusic.org or post them to our Facebook Page. Submit by September 22, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. for a chance to win copies of our Poets & Patriots commemorative CDs. Ten … Continue reading

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Banner Moment #6: Jan. 8, 1917—Key’s Song Named “National Anthem” of U.S. Military

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Banner Moments #5: Holmes Adds Civil War Verse to Anthem

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Proudly We Hail! MMB #Anthem200 Halftime Show

RED, WHITE & “GO BLUE!” (Click Here to View Video of the Show) U-M TO HOST ONE OF NATION’S BIGGEST CELEBRATIONS FOR NATIONAL ANTHEM’S 200th BIRTHDAY Michigan Marching Band to perform half-time extravaganza in celebration of “The Star Spangled Banner” … Continue reading

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Seven Surprising Star-Spangled Facts

Key had a father who fought in George Washington’s Continental Army, but an uncle who was a British loyalist. Key was deeply religious and had considered a career as a minister instead of a lawyer. Key and his wife Mary … Continue reading

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