Post Tagged with: "national anthem"

July 31, 2010 08:50

Its Patriot Saturday – the 5 little Cactus Cuties sing our National Anthem

Read the true story of the men who sacrificed their lives to keep her flying on the ramparts when author Francis Scott Key was stuck on a British warship watching the intense bombardment of Fort McHenry. The bombardment continued for 25 hrs with 1,500 bombshells. Waiting in the predawn darkness, Key waited for the sight that would end his anxiety; the joyous sight of the great flag blowing in the breeze. When at last daylight came, the flag was still there! Men had died holding the flag in place. As one fell, another would take his place.

July 4, 2010 10:27

We need to know about our roots in courage -the story of the Star Spangled Banner

Dudley Rutherford, senior pastor of Shepherd of the Hills Church in Porter Ranch, California, explains the story behind the “Star Spangled Banner” – our National Anthem.

June 5, 2010 17:52

Lets hear it for the fourth verse

The Star Spangled Banner has a four verses that few have ever heard. A Tea Party crowd member reminds us.