Barbara Bush to Lead Reading Discovery Program

Former First Lady Barbara Bush will read excerpts from a book and answer students’ questions at the Reading Discovery Distance Learning Program and Videoconference on Feb. 7 from 10-11:15 a.m. CST at the George Bush Presidential Library Center at Texas A&M University.

The 2013 theme is the history of Washington, D.C., and the National Mall.

Mrs. Bush will read from author Lynn Curlee’s book “Capital” and share some of her memories of Washington, D.C., during the question and answer session.

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Joining Mrs. Bush on stage will be the 10th Archivist of the United States David Ferrerio of the National Archives and Records Administration. The Archivist will talk about the importance of reading and the work of archivists.

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.

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Bush Library and Museum Director of Education Dr. Shirley Hammond said this is the sixth consecutive year for the Reading Discovery Program.

To register for the Feb. 7 distance learning program (live stream, videoconference, or recorded) go to connect2texas.net/bushlibrary41.

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