Francis Scott Key

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KREM.com Spokane
Does part of the National Anthem talk about the death of slaves?with expertise on the War of 1812. Here’s what we found. The Library of Congr
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 2 days ago
with expertise on the War of 1812. Here’s what we found. The Library of Congress had the actual *sheet music* from when Francis Scott Key wrote the anthem during the War of 1812. And it shows four verses. The first verse is the one everyone... Read more
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Business Standard India
Full speech: Rex Tillerson calls India more reliable than China; chides Pakof discovery of the United States of America. The Pacific and the Indian Ocean
Business Standard India / Posted 3 days ago
of discovery of the United States of America. The Pacific and the Indian Oceans have linked our nations for centuries. Francis Scott Key wrote what would become our national anthem while sitting aboard the HMS Minden, a ship that was built in... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Explore the outdoors on Vallejo’s waterfrontCemetery that is the final resting place of three Medal of Honor recipients as
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 5 days ago
Cemetery that is the final resting place of three Medal of Honor recipients as well as Anna Key Turner, the fifth child of Francis Scott Key, who penned The Star Spangled Banner. It’s the oldest Naval cemetery on the West Coast, sure to be packed... Read more
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TribLIVE
Tim Benz: Roller-coaster Steelers embody unpredictable NFL seasonlose to the Bengals. Big Ben will retire on the spot. Brown will live stream a
TribLIVE / Posted 5 days ago
lose to the Bengals. Big Ben will retire on the spot. Brown will live stream a bunch of players saying bad things about Francis Scott Key, and — I don't know — Jordan Berry will demand his immediate release. I'm ready for just about... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Explore the outdoors on Vallejo’s waterfrontCemetery that is the final resting place of three Medal of Honor recipients as
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 5 days ago
Cemetery that is the final resting place of three Medal of Honor recipients as well as Anna Key Turner, the fifth child of Francis Scott Key, who penned The Star Spangled Banner. It’s the oldest Naval cemetery on the West Coast, sure to be packed... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
And it all started with a poemAs most have forgotten, the song we all sing before sports events originated fr
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 7 days ago
As most have forgotten, the song we all sing before sports events originated from the mind of Francis Scott Key — originally a poem called “In Defense of Fort McHenry.” Key spent the night of Sept. 13-14, 1814, in a boat in Chesapeake Bay, off the... Read more
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Forest Lake Times
Anthem furor alters spirit at North Lakes Academy’s Dig Pink GameNorth Lakes parent Matt Linder, in describing the importance of the anthem, cit
Forest Lake Times / Posted 8 days ago
North Lakes parent Matt Linder, in describing the importance of the anthem, cited the origins of the verses written by Francis Scott Key after witnessing the defense of Fort McHenry against British forces during the Battle of Baltimore in 1814.... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Letters: Why aren’t lights back on at beach?sent a letter to all 32 teams saying that he wants all players to stand for the
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 8 days ago
sent a letter to all 32 teams saying that he wants all players to stand for the national anthem. Please make note that Francis Scott Key was a slave owner who didn’t see blacks as humans, but as property. Blacks have fought and bled in every... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Kneelers: Traitors, (expletives) or citizens?hue?” Part of the answer can be found in the timing of the writing of the natio
Chicago Tribune / Posted 11 days ago
hue?” Part of the answer can be found in the timing of the writing of the national anthem, which took place in 1814. When Francis Scott Key sat down and composed the lyrics to “The Star-Spangled Banner,” he could not have been thinking of people... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Protests edge into other sports as NFL looks at tamping themand slave," a reference, academics say, to runaway slaves who joined British ra
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 11 days ago
and slave," a reference, academics say, to runaway slaves who joined British ranks in the War of 1812 and of whom author Francis Scott Key was no great fan. And Albright College quarterback Gyree Durante was dismissed from the Division III team... Read more
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CBS Baltimore
Spookiest Places In And Around Baltimorearea – many of them from the Revolutionary history of late colonial Baltimore.
CBS Baltimore / Posted 12 days ago
area – many of them from the Revolutionary history of late colonial Baltimore. It houses, for instance, the son of Francis Scott Key – writer of the National Anthem; and James McHenry, whose signature is on the U.S. Constitution, and after... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Long before protests, Jose Feliciano's performance of national anthem polarizedMy Fire, a reinterpretation of the Doors song. But taking liberties with Jim M
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 14 days ago
My Fire, a reinterpretation of the Doors song. But taking liberties with Jim Morrison is one thing. Taking liberties with Francis Scott Key proved more contentious. Feliciano went on the field with his guide dog and an acoustic guitar. He was... Read more
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Fremont Tribune
Around Fremont: Daughters of the American RevolutionFrancis Scott Key was a gifted amateur poet. He was also a religious man and co
Fremont Tribune / Posted 15 days ago
Francis Scott Key was a gifted amateur poet. He was also a religious man and composed a couple of hymns. He wrote the anthem on Sept. 14, 1814, while watching the bombardment of Ft. McHenry. When Key declared that “our flag was still there,” he fused... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Before reacting, listen to the athletesnot lewd. It’s not in protest of the American flag or the national anthem, eve
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 15 days ago
not lewd. It’s not in protest of the American flag or the national anthem, even though the latter was written by Francis Scott Key, a racist and slaveholder. It’s not militant. It’s not turning one’s back to the flag or burning... Read more
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Countryside Suburban Life
Suburban Life Sound Off: Sept. 25-Oct. 1Forest ... players and coach knelt. Too bad these individuals don’t understand
Countryside Suburban Life / Posted 16 days ago
Forest ... players and coach knelt. Too bad these individuals don’t understand the history of our flag as exemplified by Francis Scott Key and a former slave William Carney. Our flag does not endorse or cause these current racial issues. Those... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
Anthem has been a channel for protests since song's originsexpert on "The Star-Spangled Banner" said the song has been a channel for prote
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 17 days ago
expert on "The Star-Spangled Banner" said the song has been a channel for protest since at least 1844, three decades after Francis Scott Key wrote the lyrics during a pivotal battle against the British in the War of 1812. Since that time, the... Read more
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Breitbart
Tancredo: The Nazis Are Coming! The Nazis Are Coming! And They Are All Wearing Che Guevara Tee-Shirts!defaced the statue of Christopher Columbus in Central Park and spray painted “R
Breitbart / Posted 19 days ago
defaced the statue of Christopher Columbus in Central Park and spray painted “Racist anthem” on the Baltimore monument to Francis Scott Key, who penned the words to the Star Spangled Banner. They are doubtless ignorant of the fact that Key was an... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Check your history; speech that Trump supportsNFL players told them to pick up a history book and learn something about The S
OregonLive.com / Posted 19 days ago
NFL players told them to pick up a history book and learn something about The Star-Spangled Banner and its author Francis Scott Key ("NFL protest proves too many Americans stuck on stupid," Sept. 28). I suggest he do the same because he... Read more
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MPNnow.com
Anthem has been a channel for protests since song's originsexpert on "The Star-Spangled Banner" said the song has been a channel for prote
MPNnow.com / Posted 20 days ago
expert on "The Star-Spangled Banner" said the song has been a channel for protest since at least 1844, three decades after Francis Scott Key wrote the lyrics during a pivotal battle against the British in the War of 1812. DETROIT (AP) — When... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Varsity football: By the Numbers for Week 542-8 win over Annapolis Yard interception return for a touchdown by Westminste
Baltimore Sun / Posted 20 days ago
42-8 win over Annapolis Yard interception return for a touchdown by Westminster’s Zane Lewis in Thursday’s 36-14 win over Francis Scott Key Yards receiving by Arundel’s Kyle Kidwell, who caught one touchdown pass in Thursday’s 47-21 win over Glen... Read more
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Boston Herald
Anthem has been a channel for protests since song's originsexpert on "The Star-Spangled Banner" said the song has been a channel for prote
Boston Herald / Posted 21 days ago
expert on "The Star-Spangled Banner" said the song has been a channel for protest since at least 1844, three decades after Francis Scott Key wrote the lyrics during a pivotal battle against the British in the War of 1812. Since that time, the... Read more
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The Register Citizen
Anthem has been a channel for protests since song's originsexpert on "The Star-Spangled Banner" said the song has been a channel for prote
The Register Citizen / Posted 21 days ago
expert on "The Star-Spangled Banner" said the song has been a channel for protest since at least 1844, three decades after Francis Scott Key wrote the lyrics during a pivotal battle against the British in the War of 1812. Since that time, the... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
Anthem has been a channel for protests since song's originsexpert on "The Star-Spangled Banner" said the song has been a channel for prote
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 21 days ago
expert on "The Star-Spangled Banner" said the song has been a channel for protest since at least 1844, three decades after Francis Scott Key wrote the lyrics during a pivotal battle against the British in the War of 1812. Since that time, the... Read more
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NBC 12 Richmond
Anthem has been a channel for protests since song's originsexpert on "The Star-Spangled Banner" said the song has been a channel for prote
NBC 12 Richmond / Posted 21 days ago
expert on "The Star-Spangled Banner" said the song has been a channel for protest since at least 1844, three decades after Francis Scott Key wrote the lyrics during a pivotal battle against the British in the War of 1812. Since that time, the... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Anthem has been a channel for protests since song's originsexpert on "The Star-Spangled Banner" said the song has been a channel for prote
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 21 days ago
expert on "The Star-Spangled Banner" said the song has been a channel for protest since at least 1844, three decades after Francis Scott Key wrote the lyrics during a pivotal battle against the British in the War of 1812. Since that time, the... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Anthem has been a channel for protests since song's originsexpert on "The Star-Spangled Banner" said the song has been a channel for prote
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 21 days ago
expert on "The Star-Spangled Banner" said the song has been a channel for protest since at least 1844, three decades after Francis Scott Key wrote the lyrics during a pivotal battle against the British in the War of 1812. Since that time, the... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Anthem has been a channel for protests since song's originsexpert on "The Star-Spangled Banner" said the song has been a channel for prote
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 21 days ago
expert on "The Star-Spangled Banner" said the song has been a channel for protest since at least 1844, three decades after Francis Scott Key wrote the lyrics during a pivotal battle against the British in the War of 1812. Since that time, the... Read more
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WFLX FOX 29
Anthem has been a channel for protests since song's originsexpert on "The Star-Spangled Banner" said the song has been a channel for prote
WFLX FOX 29 / Posted 21 days ago
expert on "The Star-Spangled Banner" said the song has been a channel for protest since at least 1844, three decades after Francis Scott Key wrote the lyrics during a pivotal battle against the British in the War of 1812. Since that time, the... Read more
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FOX 11 Tucson
Anthem has been a channel for protests since song's originsexpert on "The Star-Spangled Banner" said the song has been a channel for prote
FOX 11 Tucson / Posted 21 days ago
expert on "The Star-Spangled Banner" said the song has been a channel for protest since at least 1844, three decades after Francis Scott Key wrote the lyrics during a pivotal battle against the British in the War of 1812. Since that time, the... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Anthem has been a channel for protests since song's originsexpert on "The Star-Spangled Banner" said the song has been a channel for prote
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 21 days ago
expert on "The Star-Spangled Banner" said the song has been a channel for protest since at least 1844, three decades after Francis Scott Key wrote the lyrics during a pivotal battle against the British in the War of 1812. Since that time, the... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Anthem has been a channel for protests since song's originsexpert on "The Star-Spangled Banner" said the song has been a channel for prote
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 21 days ago
expert on "The Star-Spangled Banner" said the song has been a channel for protest since at least 1844, three decades after Francis Scott Key wrote the lyrics during a pivotal battle against the British in the War of 1812. Since that time, the... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Anthem has been a channel for protests since song's originsexpert on "The Star-Spangled Banner" said the song has been a channel for prote
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 21 days ago
expert on "The Star-Spangled Banner" said the song has been a channel for protest since at least 1844, three decades after Francis Scott Key wrote the lyrics during a pivotal battle against the British in the War of 1812. Since that time, the... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Anthem has been a channel for protests since song's originsexpert on "The Star-Spangled Banner" said the song has been a channel for prote
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 21 days ago
expert on "The Star-Spangled Banner" said the song has been a channel for protest since at least 1844, three decades after Francis Scott Key wrote the lyrics during a pivotal battle against the British in the War of 1812. Since that time, the... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
Anthem has been a channel for protests since song's originsexpert on "The Star-Spangled Banner" said the song has been a channel for prote
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 21 days ago
expert on "The Star-Spangled Banner" said the song has been a channel for protest since at least 1844, three decades after Francis Scott Key wrote the lyrics during a pivotal battle against the British in the War of 1812. Since that time, the... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Anthem has been a channel for protests since song's originsexpert on "The Star-Spangled Banner" said the song has been a channel for prote
KHQ Spokane / Posted 21 days ago
expert on "The Star-Spangled Banner" said the song has been a channel for protest since at least 1844, three decades after Francis Scott Key wrote the lyrics during a pivotal battle against the British in the War of 1812. Since that time, the... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Anthem has been a channel for protests since song's originsexpert on "The Star-Spangled Banner" said the song has been a channel for prote
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 21 days ago
expert on "The Star-Spangled Banner" said the song has been a channel for protest since at least 1844, three decades after Francis Scott Key wrote the lyrics during a pivotal battle against the British in the War of 1812. Since that time, the... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Anthem has been a channel for protests since song's originsexpert on "The Star-Spangled Banner" said the song has been a channel for prote
Stamford Advocate / Posted 21 days ago
expert on "The Star-Spangled Banner" said the song has been a channel for protest since at least 1844, three decades after Francis Scott Key wrote the lyrics during a pivotal battle against the British in the War of 1812. Since that time, the... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Anthem has been a channel for protests since song's originsexpert on "The Star-Spangled Banner" said the song has been a channel for prote
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 21 days ago
expert on "The Star-Spangled Banner" said the song has been a channel for protest since at least 1844, three decades after Francis Scott Key wrote the lyrics during a pivotal battle against the British in the War of 1812. Since that time, the... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Anthem has been a channel for protests since song's originsexpert on "The Star-Spangled Banner" said the song has been a channel for prote
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 21 days ago
expert on "The Star-Spangled Banner" said the song has been a channel for protest since at least 1844, three decades after Francis Scott Key wrote the lyrics during a pivotal battle against the British in the War of 1812. Since that time, the... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
Anthem has been a channel for protests since song's originsexpert on "The Star-Spangled Banner" said the song has been a channel for prote
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 21 days ago
expert on "The Star-Spangled Banner" said the song has been a channel for protest since at least 1844, three decades after Francis Scott Key wrote the lyrics during a pivotal battle against the British in the War of 1812. Since that time, the... Read more
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WQOW Eau Claire
Anthem has been a channel for protests since song's originsexpert on "The Star-Spangled Banner" said the song has been a channel for prote
WQOW Eau Claire / Posted 21 days ago
expert on "The Star-Spangled Banner" said the song has been a channel for protest since at least 1844, three decades after Francis Scott Key wrote the lyrics during a pivotal battle against the British in the War of 1812. Since that time, the... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Anthem has been a channel for protests since song's originsexpert on "The Star-Spangled Banner" said the song has been a channel for prote
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 21 days ago
expert on "The Star-Spangled Banner" said the song has been a channel for protest since at least 1844, three decades after Francis Scott Key wrote the lyrics during a pivotal battle against the British in the War of 1812. Since that time, the... Read more
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ABC Montana
Anthem has been a channel for protests since song's originsexpert on "The Star-Spangled Banner" said the song has been a channel for prote
ABC Montana / Posted 21 days ago
expert on "The Star-Spangled Banner" said the song has been a channel for protest since at least 1844, three decades after Francis Scott Key wrote the lyrics during a pivotal battle against the British in the War of 1812. Since that time, the... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
Anthem has been a channel for protests since song's originsexpert on "The Star-Spangled Banner" said the song has been a channel for prote
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 21 days ago
expert on "The Star-Spangled Banner" said the song has been a channel for protest since at least 1844, three decades after Francis Scott Key wrote the lyrics during a pivotal battle against the British in the War of 1812. Since that time, the... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Anthem has been a channel for protests since song's originsexpert on "The Star-Spangled Banner" said the song has been a channel for prote
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 21 days ago
expert on "The Star-Spangled Banner" said the song has been a channel for protest since at least 1844, three decades after Francis Scott Key wrote the lyrics during a pivotal battle against the British in the War of 1812. Since that time, the... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Anthem has been a channel for protests since song's originsexpert on "The Star-Spangled Banner" said the song has been a channel for prote
Connecticut Post / Posted 21 days ago
expert on "The Star-Spangled Banner" said the song has been a channel for protest since at least 1844, three decades after Francis Scott Key wrote the lyrics during a pivotal battle against the British in the War of 1812. Since that time, the... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Anthem has been a channel for protests since song's originsexpert on "The Star-Spangled Banner" said the song has been a channel for prote
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 21 days ago
expert on "The Star-Spangled Banner" said the song has been a channel for protest since at least 1844, three decades after Francis Scott Key wrote the lyrics during a pivotal battle against the British in the War of 1812. Since that time, the... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Anthem has been a channel for protests since song's originsexpert on "The Star-Spangled Banner" said the song has been a channel for prote
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 21 days ago
expert on "The Star-Spangled Banner" said the song has been a channel for protest since at least 1844, three decades after Francis Scott Key wrote the lyrics during a pivotal battle against the British in the War of 1812. Since that time, the... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Anthem has been a channel for protests since song's originsexpert on "The Star-Spangled Banner" said the song has been a channel for prote
KTVN Reno / Posted 21 days ago
expert on "The Star-Spangled Banner" said the song has been a channel for protest since at least 1844, three decades after Francis Scott Key wrote the lyrics during a pivotal battle against the British in the War of 1812. Since that time, the... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Anthem has been a channel for protests since song's originsexpert on "The Star-Spangled Banner" said the song has been a channel for prote
Hawaii News Now / Posted 21 days ago
expert on "The Star-Spangled Banner" said the song has been a channel for protest since at least 1844, three decades after Francis Scott Key wrote the lyrics during a pivotal battle against the British in the War of 1812. Since that time, the... Read more
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