National Christmas Tree Lighting

President Bush and the first lady participated in the lighting of the National Christmas Tree and the opening ceremonies on the Ellipse for… read more

President Bush and the first lady participated in the lighting of the National Christmas Tree and the opening ceremonies on the Ellipse for the 84th annual Christmas Pageant of Peace.

The program included holiday music with performances by Sara Evans, 14-year-old Holly Stell, 12-year-old Julian Ivey, Master Sergeant Ryan Carson, actor Brad Oscar returning for a second year as Santa Claus, the United States Air Force Band under the direction of Colonel Dennis M. Layendecker, and the St. Albans and National Cathedral Schools Choir. close

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

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National Christmas Tree Lighting

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Program ID:
202795-1
Category:
White House Event
Format:
Ceremony
Location:
The Ellipse, White House, Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Dec 7, 2007
Last Aired:
Dec 25, 2007

Airing Details

  • Dec 07, 2007 | 5:29pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 24, 2007 | 6:52pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 25, 2007 | 2:04am EST | C-SPAN 1
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