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Happy Reading Adventures and Joyful Holidays to All.

For Immediate Release
December 23, 2003

Secretary Veneman Reads Holiday Bedtime Stories
More Holiday Bedtime Stories Released on White House Web Site This Week

     Fact sheet In Focus: Holiday 2003

Secretary Ann Veneman Secretary Ann Veneman reads "Auntie Claus" *
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WASHINGTON, DC Tonight at 8:00 p.m. (ET), Agriculture Secretary Ann Veneman will read "Auntie Claus*."

On Christmas Eve, Former First Lady Barbara Bush will read "Twas the Night Before Christmas" and Chief of Staff Andrew Card will read "Little Lost Angel."

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.

Click here to visit the White House holiday page.

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* Copyright © 1999 by Elisa Primavera. Reproduced by permission of the author and the Sandra Dijkstra Literary Agency.