National Memorial Day Concert

Remembering Jerry Colbert

Clip: Season 2017 | 3m 7s | Video has closed captioning.

It is with heavy hearts that the National Memorial Day Concert shares the passing of Founder and Executive Producer Jerry Colbert. In remembrance of his life and his commitment to the men and women in the Armed Forces, veterans and military families, hear Jerry reflect on his motivations for producing the concert, which for over two decades has become a memorial service for our nation.

Aired: 05/25/17

Rating: NR

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Funding is provided by the Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans, the National Park Service, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, the Department of the Army, General Dynamics and American Airlines.

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