ACTOR, PRODUCER, WRITER AND DIRECTOR JOE MANTEGNA - CO-HOST OF THIS YEAR’S “MEMORIAL DAY CONCERT 2017”
SUNDAY, MAY 28, FROM 8-9PM ET
LAURENCE FISHBURNE JOINS JOE MANTEGNA TO CO-HOST PBS’ NATIONAL MEMORIAL DAY CONCERT: AN AMERICAN TRADITION HONORING OUR HEROES PAST AND PRESENT
**All-Star Line-Up Featuring General Colin Powell, Renée Fleming, Vanessa Williams, Scotty McCreery, Five for Fighting, John Ortiz, Christopher Jackson, Ana Ortiz, Ronan Tynan, Russell Watson and the National Symphony Orchestra with Auli’i Cravalho Performing the National Anthem**
This Memorial Day weekend, PBS brings viewers an inspiring night of remembrance dedicated to our men and women in uniform, their families at home and all those who have given their lives for our country. The multi award-winning NATIONAL MEMORIAL DAY CONCERT returns live from the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol co-hosted by Tony Award-winner Joe Mantegna and Oscar nominee and Emmy Award-winner Gary Sinise. The broadcast marks the 28th annual edition of PBS’ NATIONAL MEMORIAL DAY CONCERT. For almost three decades, PBS has inspired viewers with this deeply moving and reverential night of remembrance dedicated to our men and women in uniform, their families at home and all those who hcountry. Emmy Award-winner Gary Sinise (CRIMINAL MINDS: WITHOUT BORDERS), who has co-hosted the concert for the past eleven years, will present a 75th anniversary salute to the Doolittle Raiders, the daring aviators who changed the course of World War II in the Pacific.
KATH YOUNGER - REGISTERED DIETITIAN, MOM AND BLOGGER OF KATH EATS REAL FOOD - TALKS ABOUT THE HEALTH BENEFITS OF PROBIOTICS & MAINTAINING A BALANCED LIFESTYLE
With summer around the corner, it’s time to focus on your health. Here with us is Registered Dietitian, mom and balanced lifestyle expert, Kath Younger of Kath Eats Real Food.”
Kath Younger, RD writes a healthy food and lifestyle blog read by over 15,000 visitors a day from around the world. Kath Eats Real Food, which you'll find at www.KathEats.com, is a celebration of life through the lens of food. Kath writes about everything from recipes to organization tips to encouraging readers to try new "real" foods, including wheatberries, kale chips, chia seeds, and her famous whipped banana oatmeal. Having lost over 30 pounds after graduating from college, Kath is a Registered Dietitian and owns a Great Harvest Bread Company with her husband in Charlottesville, VA.