National Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony
This program is portions of the ceremony, emceed by Reese Witherspoon.
President Obama delivered remarks commemorating the 93rd annual National Christmas Tree at the lighting ceremony at the Ellipse. First lady Michelle Obama and Miss Piggy read “A Visit from St. Nicholas, or 'Twas the Night Before Christmas.” The president was introduced by the oldest living National Park Service ranger as the ceremony also served as a kickoff to a year of celebrating the 150th anniversary of the park service.
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Jonathan B. Jarvis Director National Park Service
Miss Piggy Television Personality
Barack Obama U.S. President United States
Michelle Obama First Lady United States
Reese Witherspoon Actress
Betty Reid Soskin Park Ranger National Park Service
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