TITLE: Hope for America Exhibition Opening
SPEAKER: Linda Hope, Sloan Gibson, James Billington
EVENT DATE: 2010/06/10
RUNNING TIME: 41 minutes
Linda Hope, Sloan Gibson, James Billington open "Hope for America: Performers, Politics & Pop Culture," a new exhibition that explores the dynamics of political and social satire.
Speaker Biography: Linda Hope is the daughter of Bob Hope.
Speaker Biography: Sloan Gibson is a 1975 graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point. He earned both Airborne and Ranger qualifications and served as an infantry officer in the U.S. Army. He earned a Masters in Economics from the University of Missouri in Kansas City and a Masters in Public Administration from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. Prior to joining the USO, Gibson spent more than 20 years in banking. In 2002, he chaired the United Way campaign in Central Alabama, which raised more than $30 million.
Speaker Biography: James H. Billington is the Librarian of Congress.