In Performance at the White House

  • 1981
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  • TV-G

An occasional series featuring concerts from the nation's capital that, over the years, has showcased performers as diverse as Mikhail Baryshnikov, Elvis Costello and Steve Martin. As Nancy Reagan noted in the first program, `With the participation of public television, the East Room becomes a concert hall for the entire nation.'

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A Celebration of Music From the Civil Rights Movement

First Aired: February 11, 2010

Yolanda Adams, the Blind Boys of Alabama, Natalie Cole, Bob Dylan, Jennifer Hudson, John Mellencamp, Dr. Bernice Johnson Reagon, Smokey Robinson and the Howard University Choir perform civil-rights era songs at a White House concert hosted by President and Mrs. Obama. Also: Morgan Freeman reads from the era's important speeches and writings.

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