Jamestown 400th Anniversary Celebration

President Bush and other dignitaries addressed the large crowd at the celebration of the 400th anniversary of the settlement of… read more

President Bush and other dignitaries addressed the large crowd at the celebration of the 400th anniversary of the settlement of Jamestown. The president talked about the history of Jamestown and about the United States' responsibility to continue spreading democracy around the world. After his speech the president greeted persons on the dais, then took the baton and led the orchestra briefly. 

Virginia Company explorers landed on Jamestown Island on May 14, 1607 to establish the English colony. The celebration was held at Anniversary Park, near the living history museum and the archeological site. close

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

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Jamestown 400th Anniversary Celebration

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Program ID:
198077-1
Category:
White House Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Williamsburg, Virginia, United States
First Aired:
May 13, 2007
Last Aired:
May 16, 2011

Airing Details

  • May 13, 2007 | 11:40am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 13, 2007 | 5:10pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 14, 2007 | 1:59am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 14, 2011 | 9:19am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 15, 2011 | 4:19pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 16, 2011 | 5:19am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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