Celebrate July Fourth with these movies about famous Americans
On today's What to Watch: We're celebrating the 4th of July with recommendations to turn your Independence Day into a movie night: Lincoln, starring Daniel Day-Lewis as President Abraham Lincoln during his fight to end slavery; Hidden Figures, about three Black female NASA employees who helped send man to outer space and starring Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, and Janelle Monae; Harriett, starring Cynthia Erivo as famed abolitionist Harriett Tubman; the documentary RBG, about late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg; and Selma, starring David Oyelowo as Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. during the violent and deadly from Selma to Montgomery. Plus, This Week in Entertainment History, and trivia. More at ew.com, ew.com/wtw, and @EW. Host/Producer: Gerrad Hall (@gerradhall); Producer: Ashley Boucher (@ashleybreports); Editor: Lauren Klein (@ltklein); Writer: Calie Schepp; Executive Producer: Chanelle Johnson (@chanelleberlin).
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