National Book Festival Gala Part 1

A gala was held the evening before the National Book Festival which is organized and sponsored by the Library of Congress and hosted by… read more

A gala was held the evening before the National Book Festival which is organized and sponsored by the Library of Congress and hosted by first lady Laura Bush. During this portion of the gala Mr. Billington and the first lady talked about the history and purpose of the National Festival of Books, including the agenda of the festival. Several authors also spoke.

President Bush was present in the audience. close

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

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National Book Festival Gala Part 1

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Program ID:
201268-1
Category:
White House Event
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Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Sep 29, 2007
Last Aired:
Sep 30, 2007

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  • Sep 29, 2007 | 9:01am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 29, 2007 | 9:34pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 30, 2007 | 12:25am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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