National Memorial Day Concert

2009, TV Show

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Tonight's TV Hot List: Sunday, May 24, 2009

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1 pm/ET ABC
Drivers to watch in this year's visit to the Brickyard include two-time champ and 2007 Dancing With the Stars winner Helio Castroneves, who came off beating a tax-evasion rap to grab this year's pole; 2007 winner Dario Franchitti, returning to Indy after a frustrating year on the NASCAR circuit; defending champ Scott Dixon, who also won last month's IndyCar event in Kansas; and, of course, Danica Patrick, who charged after Ryan Briscoe after an accident here last year.

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Free | PBS Posted: 5/9/2014

This year the National Memorial Day Concert will pay special tribute to a mother, Ruth Stonesfer, who's son was the first casualty in the Afghanistan War. The loss of Ruth's youngest child led to her becoming president of the Gold Star Mothers.

Free | PBS Posted: 5/2/2014

As this multi award-winning event continues its two decades long tradition of honoring the service and sacrifice of all our men and women in uniform, their families at home and those who have made the ultimate sacrifice for our country. Loyal viewers around the country and attendees on the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol return year after year to experience this memorial service for our nation.

Free | PBS Posted: 5/2/2014

Watch celebrities on the National Memorial Day Concert share their experiences performing at this powerful event, and reflect on what this holiday means to them.

Free | PBS Posted: 5/2/2014

Jessica Sanchez wows crowds with a stunning, patriotic performance of the National Anthem at the 2012 National Memorial Day Concert. Performing at the concert was particularly meaningful for Sanchez, whose father and grandfather have served in the U.S. Military.

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Tonight's TV Hot List: Sunday, May 24, 2009

Indianapolis 500
1 pm/ET ABC
Drivers to watch in this year's visit to the Brickyard include two-time champ and 2007 Dancing With the Stars winner Helio Castroneves, who came off beating a tax-evasion rap to grab this year's pole; 2007 winner Dario Franchitti, returning to Indy after a frustrating year on the NASCAR circuit; defending champ Scott Dixon, who also won last month's IndyCar event in Kansas; and, of course, Danica Patrick, who charged after Ryan Briscoe after an accident here last year.

Read on for previews of NASCAR Racing, National Memorial Day Concert, Diamonds, The Tudors and Breaking Bad. read more

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Premiered: May 24, 2009
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Premise: Gary Sinise and Joe Mantegna host the 2009 tribute to America's military personnel, which features appearances by Gen. Colin L. Powell (USA Ret.); Laurence Fishburne, Katie Holmes and Dianne Wiest; singer Katharine McPhee; country music's Trace Adkins; Broadway's Brian Stokes Mitchell and Colm Wilkinson; opera star Denyce Graves; pianist Lang Lang; violinist Robert McDuffie; and the National Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Erich Kunzel. From the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol.

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