March 11, 1997 Miss America To Launch National Reading Campaign

Contact: Craig D'Ooge (202) 707-9189

Tara Holland, Miss America, will announce a national reading promotion campaign sponsored by the Center for the Book on Friday, March 21, at 10 a.m. in the Mumford Room, sixth floor, Library of Congress James Madision Memorial Building, 101 Indpendence Ave. S.E.

She also will open an exhibition of 26 photographs from the book Library: The Drama Within and unveil the design for a new poster produced by Jim Henson Productions showing Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy, and others "building a nation of readers."


PR 97-035
ISSN 0731-3527