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Michelle Obama's keynote speech at Grammy Museum luncheon
Michelle Obama's keynote speech at Grammy Museum luncheon

First Lady Michelle Obama gave the keynote address Wednesday to several hundred people at the first Jane Ortner Education Award Luncheon, a fundraiser for the Grammy Museum held at Club Nokia at L.A. Live. Awards were given to musician Janelle Monae and El Dorado High School teacher Sunshine Cavalluzzi. Here is a transcription of most of the keynote speech she gave about the role of arts in education, with references to Grammy Museum executive director Robert Santelli. It is a pleasure for me to be here for the inaugural Jane Ortner Education Award Luncheon. I want to start by thanking Bob for that very kind introduction, and for his visionary leadership of the Grammy Museum... I...

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