MPT Specials

F.S. Key and the Song That Built America

Special | 56m 53s  | Video has closed captioning.

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 personal life, legal career and artistic development.

Aired: 09/10/14

Rating: NR

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