Read Across America Day

First lady Michelle Obama and Secretary of Education Arne Duncan read Green Eggs and Ham by Dr. Seuss to a group of… read more

First lady Michelle Obama and Secretary of Education Arne Duncan read Green Eggs and Ham by Dr. Seuss to a group of children. Then NEA President Dennis Van Roekel led them all in a reading oath. Librarian of Congress James Billington hosted. The Cat in the Hat and Things 1 and 2 attended.

This was a portion of a program in the Great Hall of the Library of Congress for the National Education Association’s 14th annual Read Across America Day. The event marked Dr. Seuss' 107th birthday as it kicked off the annual Read Across America campaign.  close

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

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Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 5, 2011
Last Aired:
Mar 21, 2011

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  • Mar 05, 2011 | 9:48am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 05, 2011 | 1:47pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 05, 2011 | 9:49pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 06, 2011 | 7:20am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 07, 2011 | 5:47am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 12, 2011 | 4:09pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 13, 2011 | 8:48am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 13, 2011 | 11:45pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 20, 2011 | 1:46am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 21, 2011 | 2:44am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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