independence day http://wamc.org en Tune in for Special July 4th Programming http://wamc.org/post/tune-special-july-4th-programming <p></p><p></p> Wed, 03 Jul 2013 17:03:52 +0000 Thom Job 68418 at http://wamc.org Tune in for Special July 4th Programming Security Beefed Up For Independence Day Celebrations http://wamc.org/post/security-beefed-independence-day-celebrations <p>As people celebrate America’s independence at community concerts and fireworks shows this week there is a focus on security at large public gatherings. Police are mindful of April’s Boston Marathon bombing.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Tue, 02 Jul 2013 22:15:00 +0000 Paul Tuthill 68359 at http://wamc.org Security Beefed Up For Independence Day Celebrations Vox Pop : What Does 'Freedom' Mean To You? : 7/3/12 http://wamc.org/post/vox-pop-what-does-freedom-mean-you-7312 <p>Today we&rsquo;re talking freedom &ndash; which, according to the dictionary, can mean exemption from external control, the power to determine action without restraint, or national independence.</p><p>That leads us to Independence Day, celebrated tomorrow on the Fourth of July, a day when we, as Americans, are supposed to celebrate our freedom as afforded by our fore fathers with the signing of the Declaration of Independence in 1776.</p> Tue, 03 Jul 2012 19:00:00 +0000 42397 at http://wamc.org