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George H.W. Bush, Remarks at the Dedication Ceremony for the Khalil Gibran Memorial Garden, Washington, D.C., May 24, 1991, Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States: George H.W. Bush (1991, Book I), pp. 556 - 557.
The President spoke at 8:59 a.m. in the Khalil Gibran Memorial Garden (Washington, D.C.). In his opening remarks, he referred to William J. Baroody, Jr., Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars and president of the Khalil Gibran Centennial Foundation; Sheryl Ameen, member of the board of directors of the foundation; Peter S. Tannous and Adelaine Abercia, chairman and vice-chairman of the dedication committee; Ambassador Nassib S. Lahoud of Lebanon; Representative Mary Rose Oakar; and entertainers Flip Wilson and Jamie Farr. Following his remarks, the President traveled to Boston, MA.