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Tuesday, September 30, 2008

While the band plays on, a book festival is held in DC

On Capitol Hill, legislators were wrestling with the fine print of the doomed bail-out bill, but neither that nor the wet weather deterred those determined to put in an appearance at Washington, DC's National Book Festival on Saturday. Created by First Lady Laura Bush, the event has attendance figures that have grown from about 30,000 people in 2001 to approximately 120,000 attendees this year, according to the Associated Press. Post

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