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Education Program: Reading Discovery Distance Learning Program and Videoconference

Date(s): February 7, 2013
Time(s): 10 - 11:15 a.m. CST
Location: Annenberg Presidential Conference Center's Frymire Auditorium

Free program: 10-11:15 a.m. CST; Grades 3-8.

First Lady Barbara Bush will read excerpts from award-winning author Lynn Curlee's book, "Capital." Mrs. Bush will answer questions asked by students during a videoconference. David Ferriero, 10th Archivist of the United States, gives insights about our nation's capitol city. On-stage students as Reading Buddies will share the history of Washington, D.C.'s awe-inspiring monuments from "Capital." The program concludes with The Quartet of Singing Cadets at Texas A&M University. Based on a first-come, first-served registration free-of-cost, participants receive a copy of the book!

Join other students and teachers for the excitement of discovering new ideas through reading! Students across the nation will ask Mrs. Bush questions during the videoconference.

For more information call (979) 691-4013. Free online distance learning (video-conference, live stream or recording) registration at www.connect2texas.net/bushlibrary41.

Click Here to download a program flier.

The program's national sponsor is AT&T and the local sponsor is the Junior League of Bryan-College Station. The program is presented in partnership with the Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy, Polycom and Read Around the Planet.


George Bush Presidential Library and Museum
1000 George Bush Drive West, College Station, Texas 77845
Telephone: (979) 691-4000 | Facsimile: (979) 691-4050 | TTY: (979) 691-4091