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A Capitol Fourth

John Williams Lights Up July Fourth

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At this year’s “A Capitol Fourth,” legendary composer and conductor John Williams will lead the National Symphony Orchestra in an inspiring performance of his Oscar-nominated original score to the film “Lincoln.” Here he is receiving the National Artistic Achievement Award, honoring his lifetime contribution as one of America’s greatest musical voices.

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A Capitol Fourth

Countdown to the Fireworks

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

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A Capitol Fourth

A Tribute to Wounded Warriors

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

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Previews of A Capitol Fourth1

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