America Celebrates July 4th at Ford's Theatre

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America Celebrates July 4th at Ford's Theatre

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America Celebrates July 4th at Ford's Theater is a highly patriotic concert that airs on ABC in early July of every year. The concert is held in remembrance of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776. The event is held in Ford's Theater located in Washington, D.C. The theater was the site of President Abraham Lincoln's assassination on April 14, 1865. Ford's Theater closed on that date and remained so until 1968. The celebration is usually filmed during early June in order to ensure that the video is ready for broadcast at the beginning of July. Many famous celebrities and performers have made appearances at the concert. Some of the well-known celebrities that have performed at America Celebrates July 4th at Ford's Theater include Kelly Clarkson, Dick Van Dyke, and Lionel Richie. The concert that aired on July 2, 2010 featured Broadway's Mary Poppins, George Lopez, Robin Roberts, and The Soldiers' Chorus of the United States Army Field Band, and it was hosted by actor Ty Burrell of ABC's "Modern Family".moreless

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AIRED ON 7/2/2010

Season 1 : Episode 1

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