National Book Festival

Dr. Billington and the first lady announced the first National Book Festival to be held next month on the grounds of the Library of… read more

Dr. Billington and the first lady announced the first National Book Festival to be held next month on the grounds of the Library of Congress and the U.S. Capitol. Mrs. Bush, a librarian and former Texas first lady, was the founder of the Texas Book Festival on which this event is modeled. She described the festival and named many of the famous authors who would take part in it. Mr. Allen represented the National Basketball Association and its “Read to Succeed” program. close

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National Book Festival

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Program ID:
165422-1
Category:
News Conference
Format:
News Conference
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 5, 2001
Last Aired:
Sep 2, 2001

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  • Aug 05, 2001 | 10:34am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 05, 2001 | 7:35pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 02, 2001 | 3:06pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 02, 2001 | 10:26pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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