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May 23, 2011, 10:19 ET Join us Live From the U.S. Capitol for America's National Independence Day Celebration!

A CAPITOL FOURTH, the live PBS broadcast of America's favorite Independence Day tradition, will feature unrivaled performances from some of the...


May 10, 2011, 11:38 ET Remembering Our Fallen Virtual Wall of Remembrance Launches as Part of PBS' National Memorial Day Concert

Today marks the launch of the Remembering Our Fallen online initiative, a new "virtual wall" of remembrance designed to feature personal stories...


May 09, 2011, 12:38 ET PBS's 2011 NATIONAL MEMORIAL DAY CONCERT: Featuring a Special Commemoration of 9/11 Live From the U.S. Capitol

Nearly 10 years after the events of 9/11 and the terrorist attacks orchestrated by Osama bin Laden, our nation is experiencing a renewed sense of...


Feb 09, 2011, 10:15 ET PBS's National Memorial Day Concert Wins 2011 Writers Guild Award

Capital Concerts is proud to announce that veteran television writer Joan Meyerson was honored Saturday, February 5, 2011, with a Writers Guild Award ...


Jun 29, 2010, 01:15 ET A CAPITOL FOURTH Turns 30! Celebrate America's Birthday on PBS with Music, Fun and Fireworks!

This July 4, America's national Independence Day celebration will mark 30 spectacular years on air. The multi-award winning A CAPITOL FOURTH,...


May 25, 2010, 12:18 ET Renowned Actors Gary Sinise and Joe Mantegna Salute Our American Heroes on PBS's NATIONAL MEMORIAL DAY CONCERT

For more than 20 years, PBS has been proud to honor the service and sacrifice of our men and women in uniform, their families at home and all those...


May 13, 2010, 09:00 ET A CAPITOL FOURTH Turns 30! Celebrate America's Birthday with Music, Fun and Fireworks!!!

This July 4, America's national Independence Day celebration will mark 30 spectacular years on air. The multi-award winning A CAPITOL FOURTH,...


Apr 27, 2010, 10:00 ET Jack Everly to Conduct 2010 National Memorial Day Concert and A Capitol Fourth Live From the U.S. Capitol on PBS

Today it was announced that top pops conductor Jack Everly will conduct the National Symphony Orchestra (NSO) for the 2010 National Memorial Day...


Apr 22, 2010, 10:00 ET Renowned Actors Gary Sinise and Joe Mantegna to Co-Host 2010 National Memorial Day Concert on PBS

For more than 20 years, PBS has been proud to honor the service and sacrifice of our men and women in uniform, their families at home and all those...