Early Learning Programs
President Bush spoke to teachers and young children at a PBS “ready to learn” gathering in the East Room of the White House. He talked about how children’s television could enhance early childhood learning and his administration’s education goals. Following his remarks a portion of an entertainment segment featuring Elmo from PBS’s “Sesame Street” was shown. close
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George W. Bush U.S. President [R] United States
Laura Bush First Lady United States
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