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In Performance at the White House

Series Summary
The president and first lady host musical performances at the White House.

Air Dates: 1998 - 1998

Genres: Music

  • The Gospel Tradition Jun 26, 2015

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    The role gospel music has played in the American musical tradition; performers include Aretha Franklin, Shirley Caesar and Emmylou Harris; Robin Roberts serves as program host.

  • A Salute to the Troops Nov 7, 2014

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    President and Mrs. Barack Obama host a tribute to the men and women who serve in the U.S. military; performers include Mary J. Blige, Common, John Fogerty, Willie Nelson, Romeo Santos and Daughtry.

  • Women of Soul Apr 7, 2014

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    Contemporary artists pay homage to the women of blues, soul, jazz, R&B and rock and roll; performers include Aretha Franklin, Patti LaBelle, Janelle Monae and others.

  • Carole King: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize May 28, 2013

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    Singer/songwriter Carole King becomes the first woman to receive the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song.

  • Memphis Soul Apr 16, 2013

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    A concert honors the soul sounds of the mid- to late-1960s that came from Memphis, Tenn. and record labels such as Stax-Volt Records.

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