James Earl Jones Shares The Joy Of Reading At CityParks Kids Event


Pictured: Actor James Earl Jones reads “Casey at the Bat” to more than 200 neighborhood children, Thursday, August 3, 2006, in Morningside Park in the Harlem area of New York, as part of City Parks Foundation’s free CityParks Kids program. Verizon Yellow Pages funds the summer-long program that encourages the enjoyment of reading. Since 2003, Mr. Jones has promoted literacy throughout the country by reading at more than 30 venues on behalf of Verizon Yellow Pages. Visit http://www.CityParksFoundation.org for detailed CityParks Kids schedule information.

Jones is well known for his stage and film roles as well as voice work in notable projects including “The Lion King” and “Star Wars,” and performances in “The Great White Hope,” “Fences” and, most recently, “On Golden Pond” on Broadway.

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