Joe Mantegna and Gary Sinise host the annual tribute to America's military heroes. Slated performers include Danielle Bradbery, Megan Hilty, Jackie Evancho, Anthony Kearns and, under the baton of conductor Jack Everly, the National Symphony Orchestra. Gen. Colin Powell (USA Ret.) and Dianne Wiest are also expected to appear. This year, the event honors veterans of the Afghanistan War; and commemorates the 70th anniversary of World War II's D-Day. From the U.S. Capitol's West Lawn.
This WETA TV 26 production explores the history, mission and daily operations of Arlington National Cemetery, the final resting place for more than 400,000 Americans. This revered place honors the dead and brings great meaning to the living.