Behind The Scenes on Dr. Seuss' Birthday


Uploaded by whitehouse on 02.03.2011

Transcript:
Mr. Van Roekel: -- we're here to honor, and their names are --
Speaker: Because there are two parts.
Secretary Duncan: I can't figure out the two parts.
Mrs. Obama: Is he I am Sam?
Speaker: That's Sam-I-am.
I think that should be you.
Mrs. Obama: So you're the one that asks the questions, do you like --
Speaker: Yeah.
Mrs. Obama: So you're Sam.
I am Sam.
I am Sam.
Sam I am.
So he's Sam.
Secretary Duncan: That's all me?
Mrs. Obama: Yeah, because you're Sam.
Secretary Duncan: Okay.
Mrs. Obama: And then that Sam-I-am, that's me, so (inaudible) Sam-I-am.
So Sam is asking, do you like green eggs and ham?
That's you.
Secretary Duncan: Okay.
Mrs. Obama: Oh, man.
Speaker: I do not like them, Sam-I-am.
(laughter)
Secretary Duncan: I'll follow your lead.
Speaker: I do not like green eggs and ham.
So you say --
Mrs. Obama: So you're asking all the questions.
Secretary Duncan: All right, all right.
I can ask questions.
Mrs. Obama: I would not like them here or there.
I would not like them anywhere.
Secretary Duncan: All right, I got it.
(laughter)
(cheers and applause)
Secretary Duncan: Would you like them here or there?
Mrs. Obama: I would not like them here or there.
I would not like them anywhere!
I do not like green eggs and ham.
I do not like them, Sam-I-am.
Secretary Duncan: Would you like them in a house?
Would you like them with a --