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Independence Day (Episode #111)

KQED Plus: Sun, Jun 30, 2013 -- 1:30 PM

Every year on the 4th of July the United States of America celebrates Independence Day. Communities from coast to coast commemorate the day in 1776 when the Continental Congress proclaimed America's freedom from British rule. Join Burt Wolf for a fascinating trip to Boston where the American Revolution began, witness the spot where the Declaration of Independence was first read to the citizens of Boston, discover why the town of Gloucester thinks its parade is horrible, and enjoy one of the best firework shows in the world.

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