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July 2, 2013

    “America the Beautiful” should be the national anthem: Katherine Bates’ words, published in 1910 (and originally titled, “Pikes Peak”), are truly patriotic in the best sense of the word–an expression of love for country and the joy it brings to its inhabitants.    The Star Spangled Banner is eminently unsingable and often referred to […]