Moderated Q&A and Book Signing with Carol Burnett



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Program: 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Book Signing: 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Dinner*: 7:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

Carol Burnett, award-winning actress and bestselling author, will sign copies of her new book, Carrie and Me: A Mother-Daughter Love Story (Publish Date: April 9, 2013) and participate in a moderated Q&A session on Thursday, May 30. Tickets are $65 per person*, which include a dinner following the program. No photography or videography of any kind will be permitted at this event. Cell phones, cameras, video cameras, etc. will not be permitted into the event.

As Miss Burnett will only be signing books for one hour, only the guests with the first 300 books sold will be guaranteed a book signed through the book signing line. All other guests may get in line, but if Miss Burnett cannot accommodate everyone, the remaining people in line will receive their book with her signature on our book plate. Books must be purchased in the Ronald Reagan Museum Store to receive signature. To accommodate the short timeframe of the book signing, Miss Burnett will not be personalizing books (she will sign her name only).

In this beautiful and poignant tribute to her late daughter, Carol Burnett presents a funny and moving memoir about mothering an extraordinary young woman through the struggles and triumphs of her life. In Carrie and Me, Carol Burnett shares her personal diary entries and correspondence revealing her anguish as a mother of a troubled teenager, the epiphanies that helped her help her family, and the grief and then the hope she felt after Carrie’s death from cancer. Through Burnett’s inimitable voice, we get a portrait of an unforgettable young woman that will bring hope to anyone struggling with raising or losing a child.

Carol Burnett is widely recognized by the public and her peers for her work on stage and screen, most notably The Carol Burnett Show. Named in 2007 by TIME magazine as one of “100 Best Television Shows of All Time,” The Carol Burnett Show ran for 11 years, averaged 30 million viewers per week, and received 25 Emmy Awards, making it one of the most honored shows in television history.

Miss Burnett has been honored with six Emmy Awards, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, is a Kennedy Center honoree, and has been inducted into the Television Hall of Fame. But it is Carol’s artistic brilliance, her respect and appreciation of her fans, and her graciousness, integrity, warmth, and humor on and off screen that have made her one of the most beloved performers in entertainment and one of the most admired women in America.

CLICK HERE to purchase your copy of Carrie and Me: A Mother-Daughter Love Story to be shipped to you.

The evening’s buffet dinner includes the following:
Carved roast sirloin, chicken bruschetta, roasted tricolored potatoes and yams, bowtie ragout with zucchini, artichoke heart and onions, green beans, fresh baked bread, coffee, tea, water, wine, ice tea and dessert (chocolate pecan bars, raspberry white chocolate cheesecake, ginger cookies with lemon fondant).

* Miss Burnett will not be attending the dinner.
Moderated Q&A with Carol Burnett is not a free event for Chairmen levels.

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