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An exploration of 13 major American holidays and gatherings-and the history, folklore, and rituals that have become central to those occasions. The series pays special attention to different ethnic groups and how they have brought their own traditions to the events. Taped on-location throughout the United States, Europe, Mexico, and Asia.
Independence Day #111
In Boston, where the American Revolution began, Burt stands on the spot where the Declaration of Independence was first read to Bostonians, discovers why the town of Gloucester thinks its parade is horrible, and enjoys one of the world's best fireworks shows.
- KET Thursday, July 4 at 12:30 am EDT
- KET2 Thursday, July 4 at 5:30 pm EDT
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