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