National Book Festival Opening Ceremony

At the opening ceremony for the National Book Festival, first lady Laura Bush spoke about her recent visit to Russia, where she toured the… read more

At the opening ceremony for the National Book Festival, first lady Laura Bush spoke about her recent visit to Russia, where she toured the libraries at the University of St. Petersburg. Russian first lady Lyudmila Putin spoke about the importance of reading, as did the other speakers. In addition, Mr. Billington outlined the day’s events. close

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*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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National Book Festival Opening Ceremony

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Program ID:
173186-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Ceremony
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Oct 12, 2002
Last Aired:
Nov 28, 2002

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  • Oct 12, 2002 | 8:46am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 12, 2002 | 8:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 13, 2002 | 11:58am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 28, 2002 | 10:24am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 28, 2002 | 8:22pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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