Jane holds her book America's Star-Spangled Story1. Take a Selfie #starspangledselfie
Because the U.S. flag was the inspiration for The Star-Spangled Banner, take a selfie with a flag and post it using the the hash tag #starspangledselfie

2. Attend an event
Star-Spangled Spectacular

200th anniversary celebration of the Star-Spangled Banner
Sept. 13, 2-4 PM, Barnes & Noble Power Plant, Baltimore
Jane Hampton Cook will be signing American Phoenix, and America's Star-Spangled Story

Fall for the Book
Sept. 17, 2014, 2:15-3:30 PM
Jane Hampton Cook will be speaking on American Phoenix 
and signing her books, American Phoenix and America's Star-Spangled Story
Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, 4210 Roberts Road, Fairfax
George Mason University, Fairfax Campus

3. Listen to the Story Behind The Star-Spangled Banner
---In Triumph Shall Wave, Fox News Radio Special,Rodney Atkins, host
--Star-Spangled Banner Turns 200 K-LOVE PODCAST
In-depth Interview about the Star-Spangled Banner on Janet Parshall's In the Market

4. Read about the story of The Star-Spangled Banner
--O Say Can You See? Jane's Foxnews.com opinion article
Star-Spangled Story on K-LOVE
--Foxnews.com Travel article on the national anthem
---Saving Washington: Dolley Madison's Famous Rescue 200 years ago Aug. 24
---Remembering Washington in Flames: My Washington Times article
---America's Star-Spangled Story on KLOVE
More about America's Star-Spangled Story and Francis Scott Key
---Star-Spangled Banner Lyrics
---Francis Scott Key biography, book excerpt

5. Buy America's Star-Spangled Story 
Discover how the land of the free found its anthem for the ages through this beautiful, family-friendly keepsake book.

More Links
America's Star-Spangled Story on Fox & Friends
---Jane on The O'Reilly Factor
---Jane on Fox & Friends about Vice Presidents who have run for President.
---Treaty of Ghent Rose at the White House Historical Association
---What America Means to Me: Foxnews Radio
Endowed by their Creator MTL Magazine
Foxnews.com: The Power of the Broad Stripes
Former White House Staffer Writes Star-Spangled Banner History
---Washington Times: First Flag Day Surprises
--Watch Jane on United Stuff of America on H2, a History Channel network.

“O Say can you see?” 

Cover of Star-Spangled StoryYou’ve sung or heard the lyrics hundreds of times, but how well do you know the story behind the nation’s song? In America’s Star-Spangled Story, award-winning author and former White House webmaster, Jane Hampton Cook, uses phrases from the song to bring to life the story of national anthem lyricist Francis Scott Key in ways that will touch your heart and fire up your patriotic soul. Celebrate The Star-Spangled Banner’s 200th anniversary and bicentennial by discovering the adventure, drama, and suspense that ultimately gave us our national anthem.  


American Phoenix
John Quincy and Louisa Adams, 
the War of 1812, and the Exile the Saved American Independence

by Jane Hampton Cook
Publisher: Thomas Nelson, a HarperCollins Imprint
Official Book Trailer
Book Club video by Jane
Book Club Discussion Questions

2014 interviews
First Ladies and Foreign Policy
When Were America and Russia BFFs?
Book Recounts John Quincy Adams Political Resurrection
"Writing is an endless canvas" Jane Hampton Cook p. 42-43
Jane Hampton Cook--Life's Detours

Buy now!
Barnes and Noble, Books-a-Million, Christianbook.com, Mardel
Thomas Nelson







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