National Memorial Day Concert
SUNDAY, MAY 30, 7 & 8:30 PM
WTVP is pleased to bring you the return of the National Memorial Day Concert, a 30-year PBS tradition that unites the nation in remembrance and appreciation of those who have given their life for our freedom. This year’s 90-minute program features all-new content and the return of acclaimed co-hosts Gary Sinise and Joe Mantegna. Joining them are actress Mary McCormack, renowned pop conductor Jack Everly, The National Symphony Orchestra and a star-studded line-up of performers, guests and our premier U.S. military choirs and ensembles.
- WTVP-HD 47.1 – Sun, 05/30/2021 @ 7 PM
- WTVP-HD 47.1 – Sun, 05/30/2021 @ 8:30 PM
- WTVP-HD 47.1 – Mon, 05/31/2021 @ 12:30 AM
Peoria’s Memorial Day Remembrance
MONDAY, MAY 31 10 PM
In an original WTVP production, Peoria City Council member Sid Ruckriegel leads a traditional regional tribute to those who have made the ultimate sacrifice for our country. The program includes a color guard, musical tributes and a 21-gun salute.
- WTVP-HD 47.1 – Mon, 05/31/2021 @ 12 PM
- WTVP-HD 47.1 – Mon, 05/31/2021 @ 10 PM
- WTVP-REMOTE 47.2 – Mon, 05/31/2021 @ 7 PM
A Conversation with Lt. Col. “Buzz” Hefti, USMC
MONDAY, MAY 31 10:30 PM
Lt. Col. M. L. “Buzz” Hefti (USMC Ret.) talks to the Journal Star’s Phil Luciano about his work on the board of TAPS (Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors), a national organization that helps those grieving the death of a military loved one. In this local WTVP production, Vietnam veteran Hefti also talks about his life in the military and his time working with Congress and private industry.
- WTVP-HD 47.1 – Mon, 05/31/2021 @ 12 AM
- WTVP-HD 47.1 – Mon, 05/31/2021 @ 10:30 PM
- WTVP-REMOTE 47.2 – Thu, 05/27/2021 @ 6:30 PM
- WTVP-REMOTE 47.2 – Thu, 05/27/2021 @ 11 PM