On the first full week of July, TCM offers patriotic films on the Fourth for those not heading out to see fireworks. The month-long western-themed programming begins with with films by director Sam Peckinpah and films where John Wayne and John Ford teamed up. Also on the schedule is a spotlight on America in the '70's.
A musical portrait of composer/singer/dancer George M. Cohan. [Read our review.]
Ride the High Country (1962) Wednesday, July 6 at 8:00 p.m. (ET)
Two aging gunslingers sign on to transport gold from a remote mining town.
TCM special theme: America in the '70's - All The President's Men (1976) Thursday, July 7 at 8:00 p.m. (ET)
Two Washington Post reporters investigate the Watergate break-in that ended Nixon's presidency.
In This Our Life (1942) Friday, July 8 at 8:00 p.m. (ET)
A neurotic southerner steals her sister's husband then vies with her for another man.
Alice Adams (1935) Saturday, July 9 at 8:00 p.m. (ET)
A small-town girl with social ambitions falls in love with a local playboy.
It Always Rains on Sunday (1949) Sunday, July 10 at 8:00 p.m. (ET)
In a working class neighborhood in London, a housewife finds herself in a serious bind when her old lover escapes from prison and winds up in her backyard.