MasterChef Mom Lidia Bastianich Celebrates America
Lidia Celebrates America: Freedom and Independence (Friday - PBS, 10pm) - Renowned chef, culinary author and TV personality Lidia Bastianich
sets out on a compelling new adventure, traveling across the country
with celebrity guests to celebrate diversity and explore moving tales of
hard-won freedom as host of a new prime time special set to air in time
for summer fireworks.
Joining her on her journey are actress Anna
Deavere Smith, opera singer Renee Fleming, chef Jacques Pepin,
singer/songwriter Martha Wainwright and actor/comedian Alec Mapa. Lidia
also recounts her own family's powerful story of fleeing life behind the
Iron Curtain to come to the USA after World War II.