Jane Hampton Cook discusses her book, American Phoenix, on C-SPAN's BookTV.

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Ways to Celebrate the Star-Spangled Banner's 200thJane holds her book America's Star-Spangled Story

1. 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. 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
--Christian Devotions Speak Up! 

3. 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

4. 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.