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The Star-Spangled Bannercast with Mark Clague: The Star-Spangled Banner in Professional Sports

Fri, 06/12/2015 - 5:00pm

When: June 12, 2015 at the Downtown Netcasting Studio

In celebration of the 200th anniversary of The Star-Spangled Banner, UM School of Music, Theatre & Dance Professor Mark Clague talks with us about the unique connection between our national anthem and sports.

In this edition of Bannercast, Mark explores the reasons that The Star-Spangled Banner have become a part of professional sports in America, discusses landmark performances, and clarifies that the last two words of the lyrics are not actually "play ball."

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June 12, 2015 at the Downtown Netcasting Studio

Length: 00:20:17

Copyright: Creative Commons (Attribution, Non-Commercial, Share-alike)

Rights Held by: Ann Arbor District Library

Related Event: Banner Moments: The National Anthem in American Life


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