No epic post that went on to become the most read entry in the blog's history or accounts of marching in a parade in record heat with A-10s flying overhead today. Instead, follow over the fold for video tributes to the holiday from the New York Times and ABC News.
First, the New York Times presents Star Spangled Singers.
This Fourth of July, the national anthem will be sung in 15 major league baseball games across the country.The New York Times continues with Some Little-Known Facts About July 4th
Did you know that 99 percent of consumer fireworks are made in China? Or that three presidents have died on the Fourth of July?There is also a version of this video posted to YouTube.
Finally, ABC News reminds its viewers that the times intrude upon the celebration of today's holiday in 4th of July Celebrations: Tight Security, Police Presence Across America.
American holiday parties and crowds meet with heightened security and restrictions.Just the same, may everyone reading have a happy American Independence Day!