Saturday, January 24, 2009

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Congratulations to James Earl Jones
Recipient of the 45th Annual

SAG President Alan Rosenberg: "James Earl Jones' distinguished career on stage, in film, on television, in commercials and as a vocal presence without peer commands our admiration and respect. His long and quiet devotion to advancing literacy, the arts and humanities on a national and local scale deserves our appreciation."

The 15th Annual SAG Awards will be simulcast on TNT & TBS on Sunday, January, 25 at 8 pm ET/PT. Forest Whitaker will Present SAG’s 45th Life Achievement Award to James Earl Jones.

James Earl Jones narrated the Academy Award Nominated film Enrique’s Story. Enrique Ramirez tells how he came to learn to read as an adult and how it changed his life and the lives of his family. Enriques's Story (1994) can be used to promote your literacy program and motivate learners. Produced by the California State Library for the Families for Literacy, FFL, program. Available in 2 versions: adult literacy or library literacy. Each version is 7.5 minutes long.

Check Out

James Earl Jones: Voices and Silences
by James Earl Jones & Penelope Niven – Scribner, 1993

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