The Flag, The Poet and The Song
Irvin Molotsky talked about his book, The Flag, the Poet and the Song, published by Plume.
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.
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Brian Lamb Host C-SPAN
Irvin Molotsky Correspondent New York Times
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