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    ** FILE ** Former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura, right, made his way back into Warren E. Burger Federal Building during the first day of jury selection in a defamation lawsuit, Tuesday, July 8, 2014 in St. Paul, Minn. (AP Photo/The Star Tribune, Elizabeth Flores)


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    Jane Hampton Cook was inspired to write a book about "The Star-Spangled Banner" after a sports network said it be omitted from public events. (Vita Images)


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    Jane Hampton Cook was inspired to write a book about "The Star-Spangled Banner" after a sports network said it should be omitted from public events. (Vita Images)


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    Hillary Rodham Clinton signs copies of her new book "Hard Choices" at the Common Good Books store, Sunday July 20, 2014 in St Paul, Minn. (AP Photo/The Star Tribune, Jerry Holt)


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    ** FILE ** In this Aug. 11, 2008 file photo, from left, daughter Lisa Wagner watches Maria Cofrancesco, VA Medical Center Dementia Care Coordinator, as she tests Alzheimer patient John Wagner's balance during a follow-up visit to the center in Bloomington, Minn. (AP Photo/The Star Tribune, Bruce Bisping, File)


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    National Edition News cover for July 5, 2014 - New bio of 'Star-Spangled' author Francis Scott Key as American anthem turns 200: This painting depicts Francis Scott Key seeing the American flag flying over Fort McHenry in Baltimore Harbor the day after he witnessed the British bombardment of the fort in the War of 1812. This sighting inspired the poet to write "The Star-Spangled Banner," which became the official United States national anthem in 1931. (AP Photo)


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    Fort McHenry in Baltimore was where Francis Scott Key wrote "The Star-Spangled Banner" and where cannon shots defended the city against the British during the War of 1812. (Associated Press)


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    Fort McHenry in Baltimore was where Francis Scott Key wrote "The Star-Spangled Banner" and where cannon shots defended the city against the British during the War of 1812. (Associated Press)


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    ** FILE ** Chaplian Capt. Julian Galford salutes as the Star Spangled Banner is sung and the massive flag as it raised during the Patriot Memorial Flag dedication at East Marion Park as part of the Marion County Korean War Memorial in Pleasant Valley, W. Va, Saturday, June 14, 2014. (AP Photo/Times West Virginian, Tammy Shriver)


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