America the Beautiful

Ms. Sherr discussed her book, America the Beautiful: The Stirring True Story Behind Our Nation’s Favorite Song, published by Public Affairs. The… read more

Ms. Sherr discussed her book, America the Beautiful: The Stirring True Story Behind Our Nation’s Favorite Song, published by Public Affairs. The author explained the creation of the song from an original verse composed by Katharine Lee Bates that was set to melody by Samuel Augustus Ward years later, and that eventually became one of America’s most famous songs. After the presentation the author answered questions from members of the audience. close

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America the Beautiful

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Program ID:
167724-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Dec 16, 2001 | 3:08pm EST | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Jul 07, 2002 | 10:11am EDT | C-SPAN 2

Airing Details

  • Dec 16, 2001 | 3:08pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 16, 2001 | 11:43pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 13, 2002 | 8:36am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 07, 2002 | 10:11am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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