Watch Aretha Franklin Sing ‘My Country, ’Tis of Thee’ at the Capitol

By Thomas McKinless
Posted August 16, 2018 at 3:58pm
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Legendary singer Aretha Franklin died at the age of 76 on Thursday. Franklin received the Presidential Medal of Freedom from President George W. Bush in 2005, and sang at the inauguration of President Barack Obama in 2009. Roll Call looked back at her remarkable performance on the West Front of the Capitol in honor of her life.