>Date: Wed, 24 Feb 1999 09:31 -0500
>From: The White House <Publications-Admin at Pub.Pub.WhiteHouse.Gov>
>To: Public-Distribution at Pub.Pub.WhiteHouse.Gov
>Subject: 1999-02-23 President Radio Actuality on Read Across America
>Keywords: Culture, Education, President, Remarks, Social, Topical-Remarks
>Delivered-By-The-Graces-Of: White House Electronic Publications
> THE WHITE HOUSE
> Office of the Press Secretary
>For Immediate Release February 23, 1999
> REMARKS BY THE PRESIDENT
> IN RADIO ACTUALITY ON "READ ACROSS AMERICA"
> THE PRESIDENT: The best and most enjoyable way for children to
>open their minds is by opening a book. This Tuesday, America will
>celebrate "Read Across America" Day. More than one million people --
>from baseball star Cal Ripken, Jr., to the sailors of the USS Saipan
>-- will share the joy of reading with children in every part of our
>country. I encourage all caring adults to get involved. Read to
>children on "Read Across America" Day -- and read to them every day.
>Together, we can make our children the best readers in the world.