Lidia Celebrates America Episodes

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Lidia Celebrates America Episode: "Freedom and Independence"

Season 2, Episode 1
Episode Synopsis: A look at freedom and the immigrant experience through food and cultural traditions, featuring Anna Deavere Smith, Renée Fleming, Jacques Pépin, Martha Wainwright and Alec Mapa. Included: a July 4th naturalization ceremony at Jefferson's Monticello, Va., estate; a Bastille Day party; Juneteenth events in Texas; and a Philippines Independence Day celebration in New York. Host Lidia Bastianich also recalls arriving in the U.S. in 1958 after her family fled Yugoslavia and lived in a refugee camp.
Original Air Date: Jun 28, 2013

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Season 2, Episode 1
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Length: 17:10:53
Aired: 6/28/2013

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Premiered: December 20, 2011, on PBS
Rating: TV-G
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Premise: A culinary celebration of the American immigrant experience.

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