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A CAPITOL FOURTH 2008 | Jimmy Smits Preview | PBS

Duration: 02:45

On July Fourth, there's no place like our nation's capital for America's biggest birthday party! Hosted by Emmy and Golden Globe Award-winning actor Jimmy Smits, the star spangled party features special performances by Grammy Award-winning musicians Huey Lewis and the News, American Idol winner Taylor Hicks, Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame legend Jerry Lee Lewis, Tony Award-winning Broadway star Brian Stokes Mitchell, classical superstar Hayley Westenra and American soprano Harolyn Blackwell in performance with the National Symphony Orchestra under the direction of top pops conductor Erich Kunzel.

The multi-award winning event broadcast on PBS Friday, July 4, 2008 (check local listings), simulcast on National Public Radio and around the world to our troops on the American Forces Network.

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Post Date: June 19, 2008