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The Star-Spangled Banner

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The American victory at Ft. McHenry during the War of 1812 inspired young Francis Scott Key to write the poem that eventually became our national anthem. Includes a history of the song. Based on the picture book by Peter Spier. Illustrated in detail. Sung by Aretha Franklin.

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Runtime: 15 minutes 4 seconds

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    Dani A. (Sherwood, OR)
    January 16th, 2020 at 06:11 PM

    This is an EXCELLENT version of the Star Spangled Banner! Aretha Franklin sings it magnificently. The history portion is especially elem age friendly.