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Tuesday, July 04, 2017

Independence Day 2017

Happy Independence Day! As usual, here's a mix of videos, with several reruns.

First up, here's a clip from the excellent John Adams miniseries:

Next, here's the full Declaration of Independence, read by an interesting and somewhat odd collection of actors:

Marvin Gaye provides the sublime:

The Muppets provide some silliness and enthusiasm:

Finally, Pete Seeger provides an undeniable spark, singing his pal Woody Guthrie's most famous song:

Have a good Fourth! Feel free to link any appropriate pieces in the comments (and I may update the post as well).