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Independence Day

This nation will remain the land of the free only so long as it is the home of the brave. ~Elmer Davis

Presidential Speeches

July 4, 2003

President Bush Honors Military in Fourth of July Speech
United States Air Force Museum
Dayton, Ohio

I'm truly honored to join you in celebrating the 227th anniversary of our nation's independence. The 4th of July, 2003, finds our country facing many challenges. And we're rising to meet them.

Independence Timeline

Follow the moments that led to
July 4, 1776.

Watch the Fireworks


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4th of July Recipes

The President, First Lady and many Cabinet Secretaries have selected some of their favorite Independence Day recipes to share with you over the holiday weekend. Click Here

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