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A Capitol Fourth

Barry Manilow to Perform at Capitol Fourth; Says "Freedom is Really Who We Are"

Steve Schonberg | Posted 06.30.2016 | Entertainment
Steve Schonberg

2015 marks the 35th year that PBS will air America's national Independence Day celebration live from the west lawn of the U.S. Capitol.

PLAN AHEAD: Here's What's Happening July 4th

The Huffington Post | Erin Ruberry | Posted 06.27.2013 | DC

Is there anywhere better in America to spend the Fourth of July than Washington, D.C.? Sure, Philadelphia is the "Birthplace of Democracy" and Bos...

Who Doesn't Love A July 4 Parade In 100-Degree Heat?

Posted 07.03.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Who doesn't love an Independence Day parade in 100 degree weather? Assuming you're not answering "me" to that question, here are som...