The Star-Spangled Banner

Documentary, Historical
Documentary focuses on how the War of 1812 unified the United States into a nation with a sense of national identity, and eventually a national anthem. Follows the history of the anthem from the battle at Fort McHenry ...more

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Documentary focuses on how the War of 1812 unified the United States into a nation with a sense of national identity, and eventually a national anthem. Follows the history of the anthem from the battle at Fort McHenry, Maryland, where the "Star Spangled Banner" was penned, to the song's official appointment as the national anthem. Also, the three-year restoration of the flag itself at the National Museum of American History is chronicled. Includes interviews with Hillary Rodham Clinton, Frances Scott Key III and renowned historians.

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