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  1. The Complete Oral History of “The Star Spangled Banner” (Fictionalized […] The following is the complete oral history of Francis Scott Key’s “The Star Spangled Banner.” Certain quotes and other elements have been […]
  2. college days
    Following Controversy, Hampshire College Is Done With FlagsOfficials on one campus in Massachusetts decided flying the American flag is more trouble than it’s worth.
  3. cuba
    Kerry Goes to Cuba for Flag-Raising “What matters is this — that we all belong to the sea between us.”
  4. flags
    South Carolina Governor Signs Bill to Remove Confederate FlagThe flag will come down in the morning.
  5. protests
    Protesters Fly Giant Palestinian Flag Off Manhattan Bridge There isn’t much of a mystery this time.
  6. party chat
    HBO Doc Chief Sheila Nevins Salutes the Flag Every MorningIt’s the flag we helped pick out for her!
  7. Mediavore
    Cape May Diner Owner Waves His Flags In the Face of a Township Ordinance; EatPlus: Junk food snack vending machines are an endangered species; and everything you ever wanted to know about the invention of the drinking straw, all in our morning news roundup.
  8. flags
    U.S. Embassy Apologizes for Flag Faux Pas“This was an honest mistake.”
  9. neighborhood news
    The Least Popular Man in Bay RidgeHey, look, it’s that flag everyone hates.