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Pelosi, Reid, Boehner, McConnell to Unveil Bust of Sojourner Truth

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Washington, D.C. - Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, House Republican Leader John Boehner, Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell, and Members of Congress will be joined by First Lady Michelle Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton today at 11 a.m. to unveil a bust of Sojourner Truth in Emancipation Hall. The ceremony will also include musical performances by Lomax Spaulding, Dorinda Clarke Cole and Yolanda Adams, and by the Ron Clark Academy. Actress Cicely Tyson will give a reading at the event.

WHO: First Lady Michelle Obama

Speaker Nancy Pelosi

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid

House Republican Leader John Boehner

Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell

Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee

WHAT: Congressional Tribute Commemorating the Bust Unveiling of Sojourner Truth

WHEN: Tuesday, April 28, at 11 a.m.


NOTE: Security sweep at 9 a.m. Pre-set at 6 a.m.

WHERE: Emancipation Hall

Capitol Visitor Center

The Capitol

Washington, D.C.


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