National Memorial Day Concert

Sunday, May 29, 2016, 8/7c

On the eve of Memorial Day, a star-studded lineup will grace the stage for one of PBS’ highest-rated programs. For over 25 years, this multiple-award-winning television event has honored the military service and sacrifice of all our men and women in uniform, their families at home, and those who have made the ultimate sacrifice for our country. The program will be hosted by Tony Award winner Joe Mantegna and Emmy Award winner Gary Sinise.

Funding is provided by Lockheed Martin Corporation, the National Park Service, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, the Department of the Army, General Dynamics and American Airlines.

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Video thumbnail: National Memorial Day Concert The National Anthem at the U.S. Capitol

National Memorial Day Concert

The National Anthem at the U.S. Capitol

American Idol Nick Fradiani performs ‘The Star-Spangled Banner.’

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The National Anthem at the U.S. Capitol

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Video thumbnail: National Memorial Day Concert Honoring Disabled American Veterans

National Memorial Day Concert

Honoring Disabled American Veterans

Hear personal perspectives from disabled veterans visiting America's new memorial.

Honoring Disabled American Veterans

Video thumbnail: National Memorial Day Concert Gloria Estefan's Memorial Day Dedication

National Memorial Day Concert

Gloria Estefan's Memorial Day Dedication

Gloria Estefan shares her personal connection to veterans.

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Gloria Estefan's Memorial Day Dedication

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Video thumbnail: National Memorial Day Concert General Colin Powell on the Meaning of Memorial Day

National Memorial Day Concert

General Colin Powell on the Meaning of Memorial Day

General Powell honors the sacrifice and dedication our service members demonstrate.

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General Colin Powell on the Meaning of Memorial Day

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Video thumbnail: National Memorial Day Concert A Gold Star Life

National Memorial Day Concert

A Gold Star Life

On the 1997 National Memorial Day Concert Jill Eikenberry shares a letter written by a gol

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A Gold Star Life

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Video thumbnail: National Memorial Day Concert Backstage

National Memorial Day Concert

Backstage

Take a behind-the-scenes look at the National Memorial Day Concert.

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Backstage

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Video thumbnail: National Memorial Day Concert Impressions of a Gold Star Childhood

National Memorial Day Concert

Impressions of a Gold Star Childhood

Watch the journey of two gold star children whose father was killed while serving in Iraq.

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Impressions of a Gold Star Childhood

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Video thumbnail: National Memorial Day Concert A Message From the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff

National Memorial Day Concert

A Message From the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff

General Martin Dempsey on the National Memorial Day Concert.

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A Message From the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff

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Previews 8

Video thumbnail: National Memorial Day Concert 2016 National Memorial Day Concert Featured Highlights

National Memorial Day Concert

2016 National Memorial Day Concert Featured Highlights

Watch a preview of the 2016 National Memorial Day Concert.

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2016 National Memorial Day Concert Featured Highlights

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Video thumbnail: National Memorial Day Concert 2016: Arlington WWII Hero

National Memorial Day Concert

2016: Arlington WWII Hero

Learn why Alton Knappenberger was dubbed a “one-man army” after the WWII Battle of Anzio.

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2016: Arlington WWII Hero

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Video thumbnail: National Memorial Day Concert 2016: Journey from Vietnam

National Memorial Day Concert

2016: Journey from Vietnam

Jack Farley was one of 75,000 Americans severely injured serving in the Vietnam War.

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2016: Journey from Vietnam

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Video thumbnail: National Memorial Day Concert 2016: Gold Star Parents

National Memorial Day Concert

2016: Gold Star Parents

Join Gold Star Mother Paula Davis on a visit to Arlington National Cemetery.

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2016: Gold Star Parents

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