On July 4, people suddenly remember the joys of musical television. From New York and Washington, D.C., we get music and then fireworks. Here's the story I sent to papers, focusing on Broadway/TV star Megan Hilty and "American Idol" winner Scotty McCreery.
By MIKE HUGHES
Each July 4, TV pumps up the volume. It
has big crowds, big orchestras, big voices.