Arlington: Field of Honor

55min | 2004
National Geographic presents ARLINGTON: FIELD OF HONOR, a portrait of one of America's most sacred places. Once little more than a potter's field, Arlington National Cemetery has become a national shrine and treasury of American history. Now, discover how this revered site came to be, and how it serves as the final resting place for both the famous and obscure, from John F. Kennedy to the Unknown Soldier. Through rare archival footage and captivating, true-life accounts, experience the moving stories of heroes and heroines and witness the daily activities and official rituals of the dedicated staff who strive to honor those who are laid to rest here. From fallen soldiers and daring explorers to political leaders and other honored Americans, the hallowed history of Arlington reveals a powerful portrait of this iconic and venerated landmark.

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Topics: Military, War, Faith And Inspiration, Beliefnet, History_Syndication, National Geographic, American History
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Trevor
Trevor
January 25, 2014
D+
Deborah Gurley
Deborah Gurley
November 8, 2013
A
Charlotte Lauer
Charlotte Lauer
September 21, 2011
In memorance of Col. Richard F. Rick Lauer