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The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 17.0946  Wednesday, 25 October 2006

From: 		Al Magary <
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Date: 		Monday, 23 Oct 2006 23:44:32 -0700
Subject: 17.0750 Bush & Bard
Comment: 	Re: SHK 17.0750 Bush & Bard

 >The President, in answering an NBC correspondent's question about the
 >report that he had been reading Camus' The Stranger, said, "And I also
 >read three Shakespeares." He mentioned no play titles but went on to
 >explain, "I've got an ek-a-lec-tic reading list."
 >Video at
 >http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2006/08/30/video-bush-explains-his-_n_28367.html

A late follow-up to this.  I followed a link at Slate (in the 
hilariously headlined "The Bookworm: The trouble with George Bush is he 
reads too much") and found the titles to two of the plays:  Hamlet and 
Macbeth.  The rest of the list released by the White House is at 
http://www.booktv.org/misc/081706_bush.asp

Cheers,
Al Magary

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