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F.S. Key and the Song That Built America

F.S. Key and the Song That Built America
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https://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365326703/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false 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... /episodes/get/22821 /episode/22821 F.S. Key and the Song That Built America /episode-player/22821

F.S. KEY AND THE SONG THAT BUILT AMERICA celebrates 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. Against a backdrop of history, and through the eyes of Key's loving wife Polly (played by Deborah Hazlett), the film highlights Key's personal life, legal career and artistic development.

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Thu, 09/11/2014 - 04:00
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