Toby Keith’s White House Performance Set to Air

A PBS special featuring Toby Keith and Larry Gatlin will air at 8 p.m. ET on Sept. 6. In Performance at the White House: The President’s Own pays tribute to the United States Marine Band on the occasion of the band’s 200th anniversary of performances at the White House. The performance was taped July 30 before President and Mrs. Bush in the East Room of the White House. Gatlin co-hosts with actor Gerald McRaney. Keith sings “Oh! Susanna” and “Heart to Heart.” Nell Carter performs “The Battle Hymn of the Republic” and “Coming to America.” Gatlin’s selections include “God Bless America,” “This Land Is Your Land” and “Houston (Means I’m One Day Closer to You).” Keith, Carter and Gatlin join the Marine Band for a finale performance of “America the Beautiful.” 08/15/01