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Presidents past present Presidents Day program

February 08, 2003

BURBANK-- More than 3,000 schoolchildren will learn factoids such

as what type of pie George Washington most favored or why Abraham

Lincoln wore a beard during "A Visit with Great Presidents & Betsy

Ross, Too!"

The event, in celebration of Presidents Day, is at 9:30, 10:30

and 11:30 a.m. Wednesday and Thursday at Forest Lawn Hollywood Hills.

Actors Grand Owens, John Kendall, Brian Adams and Deborah McIntosh

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will perform as George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, Thomas Jefferson

and Betsy Ross, respectively.

The performers will offer first-hand accounts of the lives and

times of the historical figures, as well as a demonstration on how to

make a five-pointed star. On Wednesday, Celebration USA's Catch the

Spirit singers will serenade the audience with patriotic music.

The event is free and open to the public. For reservations and

more information, call (800) 204-3131, ext. 4738.

Jackson Bell

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