The State Department's National Anthems

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When a new Spanish version of the national anthem was released, President Bush denounced it, saying the anthem should be sung in English only. But supporters may have at least tacit support from Condoleezza Rice. The State Department's Web site posts four Spanish versions of the Anthem. The Secretary of State says she's heard rap versions, country and classical. So, "The individualization of the American national anthem is quite under way."

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When a new Spanish version of the national anthem was released, President Bush denounced it, saying the anthem should be sung in English. But supporters may have at least tacit approval from Condoleezza Rice. The State Department's web site posts four Spanish versions of the anthem. The secretary of state says she's heard rap versions, country and classical. So, "The individualization of the American national anthem is quite under way."

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