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PBS Apologizes for Using Old Fireworks Footage During Fourth of July Broadcast

PBS Apologizes for Using Old Fireworks Footage During Fourth of July Broadcast

PBS is apologizing for showing previous years’ fireworks footage for the broadcast of A Capitol Fourth in Washington, D.C.

“With the weather being overcast, we showed a combination of the best fireworks from this year and previous years,” PBS said on Twitter. “It was the patriotic thing to do.”

Later, PBS issued a full apology statement after many viewers were upset that old footage was being shown. Read the apology statement below…

DID YOU WATCH the PBS telecast last night??

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