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O Say Can You Hear?: A Tuneful Cultural History of "The Star-Spangled Banner"
Mark Clague, Regents of the University of Michigan

Grant details:

Oh Say, How Much Do You Know about the National Anthem? (Media Coverage)
Author(s): David Jesse
Publication: Detroit Free Press
Date: 7/1/2016
Abstract: Article explores historical errors and misconceptions in popular understandings of "The Star-Spangled Banner," the national anthem of the United States.

New USS Silversides Submarine Exhibit Showcases Local Military Musicians (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Malachi Barrett
Date: 6/21/2016
Abstract: Preview and introductory article on the USS Silversides Museum exhibit "Instruments of War: A Tribute to Military Musicians" in Muskegon, MI that features the research of Prof. Mark Clague on the history of the U.S. national anthem.

Lucy Ann Lance July 4 Radio Show (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Lucy Ann Lance
Publication: Lucy Ann Lance Show
Date: 7/4/2016
Abstract: Radio interview on history of U.S. national anthem "The Star-Spangled Banner"

Banner Ballads: The Many Lyrics of The Star-Spangled Banner (Media Coverage)
Publication: Gerald R. Ford Library
Date: 3/7/2017
Abstract: A talk by musicologist Mark Clague on the lyrical history of the tune known as "The Star-Spangled Banner."

Is the National Anthem Racist? Beyond the Debate Over Colin Kaepernick (Media Coverage)
Publication: The New York Times
Date: 9/2/2016
Abstract: A discussion of the racial history of Francis Scott Key and "The Star-Spangled Banner."

"Star Spangled Banner" Critics Miss the Point (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Mark Clague
Date: 8/31/2016
Abstract: A defense of "The Star-Spangled Banner" as an inherently racist song.

Anthem has been a channel for protests since song’s origins (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Jeff Karoub
Publication: Associated Press distributed nationally and reprinted in dozens of papers
Date: 10/2/2017
Abstract: Interview with Associated Press reporter about history of Francis Scott Key's anthem as a vehicle for protest.