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Mrs. Bush’s Story Time

Mrs. Bush’s Story Time is a podcast for families, featuring original recordings from the radio program of the same name. The podcast brings to life former First Lady Barbara Bush’s commitment to family literacy and lifelong learning for a whole new generation.

Mrs. Bush’s Story Time, a radio program co-produced with the Philadelphia-based Children’s Literacy Initiative and ABC Radio, originally aired from 1990 to 1994.

Hosted by Mrs. Bush’s daughter and BBF Honorary Chair Doro Bush Koch, the podcast features archived audio recordings of Mrs. Bush reading cherished children’s stories aloud with special guests like Winnie the Pooh, Daffy Duck, Elmo, and Grover, and celebrities including Oprah and Alan Arkin.

For parents, the episodes include literacy tips from former First Lady Laura Bush and memories about their own experiences reading from bestselling authors Delia Owens, Jesse J. Holland, Susan Orlean, and Eric Motley.

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