Hoda Kotb Will Sit Down with President Bush in His First Live Television Interview in Three Years
TODAY Will Host Official U.S. Naturalization Ceremony to Feature 30 New Citizens Taking Oath Live on Rockefeller Plaza
NEW YORK — April 14, 2021 — Former President George W. Bush will join NBC News’ TODAY in his first live television interview in three years, Tuesday, April 20. President Bush will sit down with Hoda Kotb to discuss his new book, Out of Many, One: Portraits of America’s Immigrants, which shares stories of U.S immigrants and includes portraits painted by the President himself. The interview will mark TODAY’s first live event on the Plaza since the iconic outdoor space was shut down due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Following the interview, TODAY will host an official U.S. naturalization ceremony in partnership with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. It will feature 30 new citizens, many of whom are medical personnel or other frontline workers who have supported their communities during the pandemic.
Coverage will continue throughout The 3rd Hour of TODAY, and President Bush will join TODAY with Hoda & Jenna.
TODAY will broadcast live on Rockefeller Plaza in compliance with all CDC and New York State guidelines and COVID safety precautions.