FW: Print pool #3

From: Sarah D. Wire [mailto:xxx@email.com]
Sent: Friday, March 20, 2015 4:15 PM
To: Allen, Jessica
Subject: Fwd: Print pool #3

Sarah D. Wire

Washington Correspondent

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

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From: "Sarah D. Wire"
Date: March 20, 2015 at 2:50:46 PM EDT
To: FN-WHO-Press
Subject: Print pool #3

President Obama appeared at 2:35 p.m. wearing a suit and blue tie.
He said there were 1,500 submissions.
Quotes below: please check against transcript.
"It may be one of the only film festival where one of the entrants has a tooth loose,"

Ewen Drum, the third grader in a cape mentioned in a previous report was called "a superhero who wears a cape."

12 Years a Slave Director Steve McQueen from got a shout out.

Obama talked about getting students the technology they need.
He said Americans expect free wifi with their coffee, schools and libraries should have it too.

He announced that AFI and Screen Actors Guild will assign mentors to each of the winners and have pledged one million hours of mentoring over the next three years. (Details on this were released by the White House earlier in the day)

President left at 2:47 p.m. before the films were shown but said they he would be getting them later "digitally."

Sarah D. Wire
Washington Correspondent
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
xxx-xxx-xxxx
@sarahdwire

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