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Star-Spangled Banner

October 16, 2017 - 9:15pm

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At the mouth of Baltimore, Maryland’s Inner Harbor is Fort McHenry—the birthplace of the U.S. national anthem, “The Star-Spangled Banner.” But, what if I told you that Francis Scott Key had a little help from Robert Ripley himself? I’m Adam, from, and this is your Weird Minute!