National Archives Presidential Visit
President Bush visited the National Archives Building and viewed the Emancipation Proclamation. Following the viewing, he briefly spoke to reporters. Allen Weinstein, Archivist of the United States, accompanied the president.
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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