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Lucerne Resident Duke Russell announces Abe Lincoln Remembrance on February 12

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    [Text Box: ] I ve attended this several times. Its a wonderful celebration of a great American. This year Mickey Rooney will read the Gettysburg Address
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      I've attended this several times. Its a wonderful celebration of a great
      American. This year Mickey Rooney will read the Gettysburg Address











      President Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Celebration

      On His 200th Birthday 1809-2009


      Featuring the Gettysburg Address Recited by Mickey Rooney World Famous
      Actor of Stage and Screen



      17th Annual Abe Lincoln Remembrance in Los Angeles Thursday, February
      12, 2009 Noon - 1:30 P.M.



      Los Angeles National Cemetery, Westwood, CA Final Resting Place of U.S.
      Military Men and Women Since Lincoln's Time 950 South Sepulveda
      Boulevard, Just north of Wilshire Boulevard, at the 405 Freeway Free
      Admission Big Tent Protects Against Sun or Rain



      Speakers

      Matthew R. Byrne, Attorney/Alumnus, UCLA, UC Davis, King Hall School of
      Law Rebecca Vail, Student, Santa Barbara High School

      Master of Ceremonies: Gigi Perreau, Actress Music Program: The Vintage
      Brass Band From Long Beach, Richard Upton, Director. Color Guards: UCLA,
      Hollywood High School, and American Legion Post 283 Pledge of
      Allegiance: Brendan Haiker, Student, San Diego State University National
      Anthem & Selection: Charles Lane, Member, L.A. Opera and Master Chorale
      Invocation: Dr. Myron J. Taylor, Minister Emeritus, Westwood Hills
      Christian Church Welcome: Cynthia Nunez: Director, Los Angeles National
      Cemetery Music Program: Southern Exposure Band, Steve Lewis, Leader
      Local Schools: Abraham Lincoln High School, Birmingham High School,
      Hollywood High School (Mr. Rooney's Alma Mater)

      Former Speakers: Charlton Heston, Hal Holbrook, Stephanie Edwards,
      Pasadena Mayor Bill Bogaard, Steve Allen, Ray Bradbury, Tommy Hawkins,
      Jack Smith, Michael York, Rev. Greg Boyle, S.J., former Hollywood High
      principal Floria Trimble, and Lincoln re-enactor J.P. Wammack

      Supported by Remembrance audiences, others inspired by Lincoln, American
      Legion Post 283 of Pacific Palisades and endorsed by Westwood Village
      Rotary Club. In Memoriam: Jack Smith, Author/Columnist, Los Angeles
      Times

      For more information contact:

      Duke Russell, Founder, Annual Abe Lincoln Remembrance Phone:
      323-464-6801 E-mail:duke.russell@...
      <mailto:duke.russell@...>



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