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Joe Mantegna Discusses This Year's 'National Memorial Day Concert'


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(OPEN):
THE 2016 "NATIONAL MEMORIAL-DAY CONCERT" RETURNS LIVE, FROM THE WEST LAWN OF THE U-S CAPITOL--CO-HOSTED, FOR THE 11TH YEAR, BY JOE MANTEGNA AND GARY SINISE.  MANTEGNA EXPLAINS HIS CONTINUED INVOLVEMENT...

(MANTEGNA):
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WHAT BRINGS ME BACK TO THE 'NATIONAL MEMORIAL-DAY CONCERT', EVERY YEAR, IS THAT SAYING, THAT 'FREEDOM ISN'T FREE'.  AND, WE'VE HAD TO FIND THAT OUT, THE HARD WAY, EVER SINCE 17-76.  SO, HERE WE ARE IN 2016--AND THERE'S STILL MEN AND WOMEN WHO SACRIFICE THEIR BODIES AND, SOMETIMES, THEIR LIVES.  'MEMORIAL DAY' IS NOT ONLY AN IMPORTANT HOLIDAY, BUT IT IS OUR MOST-IMPORTANT HOLIDAY--BECAUSE IT HAS ALLOWED US TO HAVE EVERY OTHER HOLIDAY [THAT] WE CELEBRATE IN THIS COUNTRY."

(CLOSE):
THIS YEAR'S LINE-UP ALSO INCLUDES: "AMERICAN IDOL'S" FINAL WINNER, TRENT HARMON; GENERAL COLIN POWELL; RENEE FLEMING; THE "BEACH BOYS"; KATHARINE MCPHEE; TRACE ADKINS; S- EPATHA MERKERSON; ESAI MORALES; AND ALFIE BOE--IN PERFORMANCE WITH THE "NATIONAL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA".  THE 2016 "NATIONAL MEMORIAL-DAY CONCERT" WILL AIR LIVE, ON P-B-S, SUNDAY, MAY 29TH, AT EIGHT P-M, EASTERN; CHECK LOCAL LISTINGS, FOR THE TIME IN YOUR AREA.  FOR MORE INFORMATION, VISIT "P-B-S"-DOT-ORG-SLASH-"MEMORIAL-CONCERT".



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