July 03, 1989 12:00 PM

>A CAPITOL FOURTH Live from the lawn of the U.S. Capitol, this year’s Independence Day party features a National Symphony Orchestra concert, conducted by James Conlon. Performers include James Galway, Henry Mancini, Pearl Bailey and Peter Nero. E.G. Marshall anchors the event, which is capped by a grand fireworks display. (PBS, Tues., July 4, 8 P.M. ET)

LA NUIT DE VARENNES Ettore Scola’s 1982 film is set against the impending French Revolution. Louis XVI and his queen, Marie Antoinette, are arrested near the German border as they flee for their lives. Joining the mad dash are Casanova (Marcello Mastroianni), Tom Paine (Harvey Keitel) and a court attendant (Hanna Schygulla). (A&E, Tues., July 4, 9 P.M. ET)

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