A Capitol Fourth

Patriotism and John Philip Sousa

Clip: Season 2011 | 54s

The Marine Drum and Bugle Corps perform the "Washington Post March" at the fountain on the West Front of the United States Capitol. What better way to celebrate Americas birthday than with a stirring rendition of John Philip Sousa's popular march?

Aired: 07/04/11

Rating: NR

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Learn about the special 40th anniversary presentation of A Capitol Fourth, with performances from iconic locations across the country, highlights from the concert’s forty-year history, a tribute to COVID-19 frontline workers, and a fireworks display recorded live over the iconic skyline of our nation's capital.

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