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June 26, 1995

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Rizzo in front of the White House.

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Betty Lou imagines herself working in the Oval Office of the White House.

The White House is the official home and principal workplace of the President of the United States of America. The White House is located at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. in Washington, DC.

Appearances

  • April 1, 1994:, Rizzo appears outside the White House as part of an appearance on Larry King Live.
  • June 26, 1995: Big Bird and Alice Snuffleupagus appeared in an event in the White House sculpture garden alongside first lady Hillary Clinton as the White House stepped up its effort to save federal funding for public television.[4]
  • November 14, 2003: Joan Ganz Cooney was honored by the National Endowment for Humanities with a National Humanities Medal. The award was presented to Cooney by President George W.Bush in an Oval Office Ceremony.[7]
  • December 16, 2010: Elmo appeared at the White House and visited the kitchen with Assistant White House Chef Sam Kass on the day that President Obama signed the Hunger-Free Kids Act. [10]
  • February 7, 2012: Grover visited the White House to help chef Sam Kass and the children of White House chefs learn about the ways kids can help their parents prepare a tasty and healthy meal.[1]

References

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Ernie and Bert visit the White House.

  • The "Elmo the Musical" segment, "President the Musical," features the White House, only President Elmo has it changed to red.

See also

Sources

  1. 1.0 1.1 Sesame Workshop Blog: This Week in Sesame Street: Our Furry Friends Visit the White House
  2. White House Historical Association
  3. Falk, Karen. "Jim Henson's Red Book", 12/21/1978 – With Joe Raposo at the White House.
  4. Hillary Clinton gives the Big Bird to those who want to cut public TV funding
  5. Brozan, Nadine "Chronicle" The New York Times, September 29, 1995. (Web. Accessed January 1, 2010)
  6. Ready to Learn event
  7. National Humanities Medal 2003
  8. Holiday 2004
  9. National Book Festival
  10. Political Circus: Elmo in the (White) House
  11. Tough Pigs Anthology

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