"A Capitol Fourth" celebrates America's 244th birthday with a special tribute to first responders and essential workers on the front lines of the coronavirus crisis, Black heroes past and present and wounded warriors. The show features the National Symphony Orchestra conducted by Jack Everly, the Choral Arts Society of Washington, the U.S. Army Band "Pershing's Own," and the U.S. Army Herald Trumpets. The finale includes fireworks and Tchaikovsky's "1812 Overture" complete with cannon fire.
This WETA TV 26 production explores the history, mission and daily operations of Arlington National Cemetery, the final resting place for more than 400,000 Americans. This revered place honors the dead and brings great meaning to the living.Learn more →