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Medal Quest

2012 Paralympics

Heather Neal - Tuesday, May 22, 2012 - 9:05am

Did you know that London is also hosting the 2012 Paralympics this summer? You can watch the U.S. Paralympic athletes as they train and compete with Medal Quest: American Athletes and The Paralympic Games online. More...

National Memorial Day Concert airs May 27 at 8pm

National Memorial Day Concert

Heather Neal - Thursday, May 24, 2012 - 7:44am

In honor of Memorial Day, PBS will once again present the National Memorial Day Concert. On Sunday, May 27 at 8pm join citizens around the country as we unite during the nation’s tribute to the sacrifices made by our...

National Memorial Day Concert airs May 27 at 8pm on GPB

Sharing and Preserving Veterans' Stories

Heather Neal - Thursday, May 24, 2012 - 8:18am

Monday, May 28 is reserved to honor Memorial Day, established as a national holiday by Congress with the National Holiday Act of 1971. Formerly, it was called Decoration Day and was celebrated at different times by...

The U.S. Army Color Guard stands at attention for their service song during the Salute to Services segment.

A Personal Tradition: the PBS National Memorial Day Concert

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Friday, May 23, 2014 - 12:21pm

Watching the PBS National Memorial Day concert has become a tradition in my family. Like many Americans, I don’t have anyone in my family who is currently serving. So this concert is one the ways I feel connected to...

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