Monday, March 22, 2004
Pocatello Idaho State Journal: Weekly Writing Corner: "Weekly Writing Corner
This week's topic, posed by Margie Keenan, the Journal's Education Services Manager is, 'Who is the woman you most admire? Give your reasons for this opinion.' Responses by Molly Alexander's fifth-grade students at Indian Hills Elementary School, Pocatello."
AP Wire | 03/22/2004 | First Lady Celebrates Southern Writing: "First Lady Celebrates Southern Writing
WASHINGTON - First lady Laura Bush celebrated Southern writing Monday in her first literary symposium since last year's was canceled over concerns that some invited poets would use it to protest the impending war in Iraq.
In the East Room of the White House, actors, musicians and contemporary authors honored writers Truman Capote, Flannery O'Connor and Eudora Welty.
'For these authors, storytelling was their life,' said Bush, a former teacher and librarian who has made reading one of her signature causes as first lady."