Jul 042006
 

Christo and Jeanne-Claude

There are sixty-nine more Americans in the area around Charlottesville this week. The new citizens took the Oath of Citizenship on the steps of Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello on Independence Day. They were welcomed by fellow naturalized citizens Christo and Jeanne-Claude, the pair responsible for huge public art projects such as The Gates and the wrapping of the Reichstag.

New citizens taking the Oath of Citizenship

(00:00 – 00:24) – Introduction
(00:24 – 01:53) – Dan Jordan, President of the Thomas Jefferson Foundation
(01:53 – 04:33) – John Charles Thomas, Former Trustee of the Thomas Jefferson Foundation
(04:33 – 08:30) – Jeff Walker, Chairman of the Thomas Jefferson Foundation
(08:30 – 14:48) – Christo and Jeanne-Claude
(14:48 – 22:52) – Western District of Virginia convenes, ceremony is held
(22:52 – 26:06) – Remarks from Judge James P. Jones
(26:06 – 32:15) – Remarks from Judge James Harve Wilkinson III of the U.S. Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals
(32:15 – 43:08) – Stories from the new citizens
(43:08 – 44:49) – Pledge of Allegiance
(44:49 – 46:37) – A talk with Md Farid Uddin
(46:37 – 48:45) – A talk with Parigul Lloyd
(48:45 – 49:48) – Conclusion

  6 Responses to “New Citizens Take Oath at Monticello”

  1. […] This is a six minute report featuring the highlights from the ceremony. Check here for the full ceremony. […]

  2. […] Every year, new American citizens take the Oath of Citizenship on the steps of Monticello, Thomas Jefferson’s home just outside of Charlottesville. Sean Tubbs of the CVille Podcast Network visited and recorded the event yesterday. Below is an excerpt and link to his report: There are sixty-nine more Americans in the area around Charlottesville this week. The new citizens took the Oath of Citizenship on the steps of Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello on Independence Day. They were welcomed by fellow naturalized citizens Christo and Jeanne-Claude, the pair responsible for huge public art projects such as The Gates and the wrapping of the Reichstag. This is a six minute report featuring the highlights from the ceremony. Check here for the full ceremony. […]

  3. […] There are sixty-nine more Americans in the area around Charlottesville this week. The new citizens took the Oath of Citizenship on the steps of Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello on Independence Day. They were welcomed by fellow naturalized citizens Christo and Jeanne-Claude, the pair responsible for huge public art projects such as The Gates and the wrapping of the Reichstag. This is a six minute report featuring the highlights from the ceremony. Check here for the full ceremony. […]

  4. […] There are sixty-nine more Americans in the area around Charlottesville this week. The new citizens took the Oath of Citizenship on the steps of Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello on Independence Day. They were welcomed by fellow naturalized citizens Christo and Jeanne-Claude, the pair responsible for huge public art projects such as The Gates and the wrapping of the Reichstag. This is a six minute report featuring the highlights from the ceremony. Check here for the full ceremony. […]

  5. […] There are sixty-nine more Americans in the area around Charlottesville this week. The new citizens took the Oath of Citizenship on the steps of Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello on Independence Day. They were welcomed by fellow naturalized citizens Christo and Jeanne-Claude, the pair responsible for huge public art projects such as The Gates and the wrapping of the Reichstag. This is a six minute report featuring the highlights from the ceremony. Check here for the full ceremony. […]

  6. […] There are sixty-nine more Americans in the area around Charlottesville this week. The new citizens took the Oath of Citizenship on the steps of Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello on Independence Day. They were welcomed by fellow naturalized citizens Christo and Jeanne-Claude, the pair responsible for huge public art projects such as The Gates and the wrapping of the Reichstag. This is a six minute report featuring the highlights from the ceremony. Check here for the full ceremony. […]

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