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Smithsonian To Exhibit ‘Star-Spangled Banner’ Manuscript With Flag That Inspired It

The original, handwritten manuscript of “The Star-Spangled Banner” and the flag that inspired the song’s lyrics will be displayed together at the Smithsonian in Washington, the first time the historic pieces are believed to have been shown side by side.

01/08/2014

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Montgomery County Exec. Wants Performance At Fillmore Canceled

Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett wants a Silver Spring concert venue to cancel next month’s show by the Mexican band Molotov because of homophobic lyrics in one of the band’s songs.

07/20/2013

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Original Anthem Lyrics Coming To Frederick In June

Frederick County’s tourism chief says Francis Scott Key’s handwritten lyrics for the “The Star-Spangled Banner” are coming to Frederick.

02/08/2013

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