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Office of Media Affairs
For Immediate Release
December 19, 2003

OMB Director Reads Hanukkah Stories

OMB Director Josh Bolten Reads "What is Hanukkah"
OMB Director Josh Bolten Reads "It's Hanukkah"
WASHINGTON, DC-OMB Director Josh Bolten will read two Hanukkah stories tonight at 8pm on the White House web site ( Bolten will read, "It's Hanukkah" by Santiago Cohen and "What is Hanukkah?" by Harriett Ziefert.

Laura Bush, Former First Lady Barbara Bush, White House Chief of Staff Andy Card, Treasury Secretary John Snow, Commerce Secretary Don Evans, Education Secretary Rod Paige, Senior Advisor Karl Rove, OMB Director Josh Bolten and Small Business Administrator Hector Barreto are all participants in the nightly holiday bedtime story feature on the web site.

The bedtime story videos are just part of the White House holiday section. Other features which can be found at include the new Barney Cam video, "Barney Cam II: Barney Reloaded," the 2003 White House holiday book, 360 degree views of the decorated state rooms, historic photos of holidays at the White House and Presidential holiday cards dating back to the Roosevelt administration.