The Flag, The Poet and The Song

Irvin Molotsky talked about the story behind the original “star-spangled banner” flag that flew over Fort McHenry near Baltimore during the… read more

Irvin Molotsky talked about the story behind the original “star-spangled banner” flag that flew over Fort McHenry near Baltimore during the War of 1812. He also talked about the War of 1812, the implications of the War on the American consciousness, and facts and myths about both the flag and the song written by Francis Scott Key.

Irvin Molotsky talked about his book, The Flag, the Poet and the Song, published by Plume. close

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Program ID:
165162-1
Category:
Booknotes
Format:
Booknotes
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Sep 09, 2001 | 7:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Jun 14, 2007 | 1:56am EDT | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Sep 09, 2001 | 7:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 09, 2001 | 11:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 10, 2001 | 5:58am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 10, 2007 | 6:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 14, 2007 | 1:56am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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