Contribute Now
A Capitol Fourth 2014 | Topics | WMHT
  • Click to join the WMHT e-news mailing list
  • Click to make a sustaining contribution to WMHT
  • Click to contribute to WMHT
  • In Partnership With:
  • PBS
  • NPR

A Capitol Fourth 2014

Posted by WMHT Web Editor

A Capitol Fourth 2014 Sneak Preview

Watch Friday, July 4, 2014 at 8pm & 9:30pm on WMHT TV.

America’s national Independence Day celebration will kick off the festivities for our country’s 238th birthday with an all-star salute led by our country’s favorite host, two-time Emmy Award-winning television personality Tom Bergeron (“Dancing With the Stars”). Broadcast live on PBS from the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol, the event will feature performances by Frankie Valli, Patti LaBelle, Jordin Sparks, Michael McDonald, Sara Evans, Kendall Schmidt and Kelli O’Hara; with the National Symphony Orchestra under the direction of top pops conductor Jack Everly. In celebration of the 200th anniversary of our national anthem, composer John Williams will debut a special arrangement for orchestra and chorus of the “Star Spangled Banner” with the National Symphony Orchestra, The Joint Armed Forces Chorus, the Choral Arts Society of Washington and the U.S. Army Herald Trumpets.

Visit the Capitol Fourth website

Independent Lens Blog

Best Documentaries of 2014: Scanning the Critics’ Lists Best Documentaries of 2014: Scanning the Critics’ Lists
The critics have spoken. And theyre saying a lot of different things, but when it comes to picking the best documenta...
Independent Lens Social Buzz 2014 in Review Independent Lens Social Buzz 2014 in Review
By Elisabeth Copper, Independent Lens Social Media Manager 2014 was a great year for Independent Lens, and we owe it ...

NPR People & Places