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“Picturing Frederick Douglass”

New book on images of the great Marylander who stood for Emancipation, reviewed by Diana Schaub [Liberty and Law] Image by Billy Hathorn (National Portrait Gallery, public domain), via Wikimedia Commons
Frederick Douglass at National Portrait Gallery IMG 4542

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Before Francis Scott Key got to it

The original melody to which “The Star-Spangled Banner” is set: listen to a rendition of “To Anacreon in Heaven” at the Smithsonian site.

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