How was the Star Spangled Banner picked as the U.S. National Anthem?
Well, the Wiki article I read indicated the answer is "by Congressional resolution" in 1931. That's the boring part. I'd editorialize and say it got voted up after lots of hot air was blasted around to get the resolution passed; probably more than old Francis Scott Key encountered outside of Fort McHenry when he first wrote it!
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