PBS NewsHour

U.S. Observes Sultry Fourth of July

Clip: 07/04/2012 | 3m 25s

Heat and hardship didn't stop Americans from celebrating Independence Day on Wednesday with parades, barbecues and fireworks. But prolonged power outages, record high temperatures and wildfires made it a challenging Fourth of July for many. Gwen Ifill reports.

Aired: 07/04/12

Rating: NR

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