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Does Philadelphia get a national snub on July 4?

The Fourth of July is an important time in the Philadelphia region, considering the vital role the city played in the history of American independence. However, Philly’s fireworks display is not broadcast on national television, while similar celebrations in New York City, Washington, D.C., and Boston are. Fair?

We asked Philadelphians what they thought about that and whether they thought Philly’s fireworks should get more national play. Some of their responses are in the video above.

Tell is what you think in the comments below. Is Philly being snubbed? Should Philly’s Fourth of July festivities get a national broadcast? Are the reasons for national attention, as they say, self-evident? Why, or why not?

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