‘Star-Spangled Banner’ holds key to US greatness
I know that all Americans know or should know the first stanza of “The Star-Spangled Banner.” Most all know that it was written by Francis Scott Key in 1814. But I bet only a very few are aware that there are four verses to this song. I was reading the fourth verse the other day and it reminded me just what America was all about then and should be today. It goes as follows...
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