A Capitol Fourth

July 4, 8/7c

America’s favorite Independence Day celebration, A Capitol Fourth features well-known musical artists and puts viewers front and center for the greatest display of fireworks anywhere in the nation. A Capitol Fourth is broadcast live from the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol, before a concert audience of hundreds of thousands, millions more at home, and our troops watching around the world.

Corporate sponsorship by The Boeing Company. Additional funding by the National Park Service, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, the Department of the Army and PBS. Travel is provided by American Airlines.

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A Capitol Fourth

Countdown to the Fireworks

Watch this specular fireworks display as you get ready for A Capitol Fourth.

4:59

A Capitol Fourth

A Tribute to Wounded Warriors

Singer-songwriter Javier Colon performs “Stand By Me.”

3:22

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