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WCNY’s Independence Day Programming

Celebrate Our Nation’s History with Special Independence Day Programming!


Losing Ground: Race to Preserve War of 1812 Battlefields in New York State
Discover the unique roll New York State played in the War of 1812, as well as the importance of preserving its endangered battlegrounds.
Watch Tuesday, July 2 at 3 p.m. on WCNY-TV

The Gettysburg Story
Narrated by actor Stephen Lang, this documentary tells the epic tale of the bloodiest battle ever fought on American soil and the greatest man-made disaster in American history.
Watch Tuesday, July 2 at 4 p.m. on WCNY-TV

Hallowed Ground: New York’s Forgotten Revolutionary War Battlefields
Explore the condition of four battlefields that played significant roles in America’s road to independence in this hour-long documentary.
Watch Tuesday, July 2 at 5 p.m. on WCNY-TV

Honor Flight Syracuse: Mission 20
This WCNY special production features the Honor Flight Syracuse organization and the stories of the local veterans chosen to tour their war memorials in Washington, D.C.
Watch Thursday, July 4 at 5:30 p.m. on WCNY-TV

A Capitol Fourth 2024
The 44th annual edition of “A Capitol Fourth,” America’s longest-running live national Independence Day TV tradition, returns from the
West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol.
Watch Thursday, July 4 at 8:30 p.m. on WCNY-TV

Dear Sirs
Seventy-five years after his grandfather’s harrowing journey as an American POW in World War II, Mark Pedri retraces his footsteps across
Germany by bicycle, uncovering an untold story.
Watch Thursday, July 4 at 10 p.m. on WCNY-TV

Where to WatchLivestream

Classic FM:

America: The Dream
“America: The Dream” is a one-hour musical celebration of Independence Day produced by WCNY-FM. Host Bruce Paulsen presents soul stirring, exciting music fit to raise banners and shooting off fireworks, interspersed with moments of reflection and hope. Music from the time of the Revolution to music from our century, from Sousa Bands to gentle strings to voices raised in exultation, “America: The Dream” is the soundtrack for your Fourth of July.
Listen Thursday, July 4 at 11 a.m. & 6 p.m. on Classic FM


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William G. Pomeroy Foundation

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Oswego County Mutual Insurance Company






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