A Capitol Fourth

Neil Diamond Performs Freedom Song (2013)

Clip: Season 2013 | 13m 9s

After the Boston Marathon bombing, Grammy and Golden Globe Award-winning musician and songwriter Neil Diamond was moved to write about the incomprehensible tragedy. His “Freedom Song (They’ll Never Take Us Down)” debuted nationally on the 33rd annual broadcast of “A Capitol Fourth.” 100% of the proceeds from the song sales benefit One Fund Boston and the Wounded Warrior Project.

Aired: 07/03/13

Rating: NR

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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 …

Check Out the 2020 Performers & Features

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Check Out the 2020 Performers & Features

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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