Standing On Ceremony (Ep. 029)

Baseball Stadium

“Join us in honoring America and rise for the playing of our National Anthem,” public address announcers say before sporting events. But does the playing honor America, meet legal requirements, both, or neither? In Episode 29 of Out Of My Mind, host Jay Douglas tells the tale of why we play the National Anthem before sporting events but not before weddings and bar mitzvahs.

(Thanks to special guest Amanda Serra, co-star of the web series Carbon Dating, for kidding around with me in the show’s opening.)

Want More?

Read Jay’s blog post at The Out Of My Mind Blog. And don’t miss the Mind Doodle at the end of the post about Francis Scott Key’s qualifications for writing our National Anthem.

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