July 2 | Independence Day is this Saturday.
July 2, 2020
While we may be missing out on parades and backyard barbeques this Independence Day, we can still find exciting ways to celebrate the occasion. This week, we have a new lineup of content that commemorates our country’s birthday. Check out our suggestions for binge-worthy Fourth of July-themed specials.
A Capitol Fourth: A PBS special event. On July Fourth, America’s national Independence Day celebration honors our country’s birthday with an all-star salute. This top-rated extravaganza features coverage from 20 cameras positioned around Washington, D.C., ensuring viewers are front and center for the greatest display of fireworks in the nation.on KPBS on Saturday, July 4th at 8pm.
1776: A musical celebration of the founding of the United States based on the award-winning Broadway production.on Amazon Prime.
John Adams: This seven-part HBO miniseries starring Paul Giamatti and Laura Linney chronicles the life of one of America’s Founding Fathers, John Adams.on Amazon Prime.
Hamilton: The hip-hop musical is hailed as a creative modern retelling of Alexander Hamilton’s journey to becoming a founding father of the US. Created by composer, playwright, performer and producer Lin-Manuel Miranda, Hamilton won 11 Tony awards in 2016 as well as the 2016 Pulitzer Prize in Drama.with Disney+ Subscription.