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Office of Media Affairs
July 3, 2002

White House Web Site Celebrates Independence Day

WASHINGTON, DC--The White House unveils its Independence Day web page today at The web page offers special historical features, photos and multimedia including a live webcast of the Fireworks on the National Mall.

The White House will offer the fireworks show from a unique vantage point the roof of the East Colonnade. This presents a view of the Washington Monument, the Jefferson Memorial and the fireworks show.

Other content on the special site includes:

  • Web site-exclusive video of Mrs. Cheney reflecting on the nations 226th birthday.
  • Photo essay of the President saluting veterans.
  • Independence Day timeline with historic dates leading up to the signing of the Declaration of Independence.
  • Independence Day quiz for children.
  • Narratives written for children on three Revolutionary War patriots.

The White House webcast of the Washington, DC fireworks show will begin at 9pm.