Anthem: The Story Behind
the Star-Spangled Banner
Featuring musical performances and interviews with historians and music experts from the United States and Great Britain, Anthem tells the story behind Francis Scott Key's creation of "The Star-Spangled Banner" and explores the role of music and patriotism during The War of 1812. Discover the songs and events that would inspire Key to write what would become the national anthem of the United States of America. 61:00
Maryland Public Television will broadcast Anthem on its main channel
at 9:00 pm on July 3, 2013.