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Speaker: Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison
Event Date: September 29, 2007
Running Time: 00:49

Kay Bailey Hutchison talks about the importance of the National Book Festival.

“The Library of Congress is the hidden treasure of America.”

Speaker Biography:
Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-Texas) became the first woman elected to the U.S. Senate from the state of Texas. She is a graduate of the University of Texas and the University of Texas Law School and was twice elected to the Texas House of Representatives. She has also received numerous awards and recognition. Her books include “American Heroines: The Spirited Women Who Shaped Our Country” (2004) and the “Leading Ladies: American Trailblazers” (2007).