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Lidia Celebrates America

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Lidia Celebrates America: A Salute to First Responders

Celebrity Chef Lidia Bastianich travels across the country visiting the men and women serving on the front lines, from firefighters in California battling wildfires, to medical workers fighting the coronavirus pandemic in New York. Lidia meets first responders who’ve worked quietly in the shadows, and now find themselves thrust into the spotlight by crises facing the country in 2020.
Length 56:20 Premiere: 2/12/21

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Funding for LIDIA CELEBRATES AMERICA is provided by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.

Connections host Renee Shaw smiling in a gray suit along with the show logo and a "Check Schedule" button.Connections host Renee Shaw smiling in a gray suit along with the show logo and a "Check Schedule" button.

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Lidia Celebrates America

About Lidia Celebrates America

In this hour-long Lidia Celebrates America special, Lidia travels from big cities to small pockets of rural America, both in person and virtually, to share the inspiring stories of a diverse group of resilient Americans who have overcome extraordinary odds in their own lives, found purpose in serving their communities, and turned their loss into inspiring accomplishments.

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