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Carlyle co-CEO to speak at Monticello July 4 event

Monday - 5/12/2014, 6:45am  ET

CHARLOTTSVILLE, Va. (AP) -- The Carlyle Group co-founder and co-CEO David M. Rubenstein will be the featured speaker at Monticello's annual Fourth of July naturalization ceremony.

More than 3,000 people have been sworn in as American citizens since Monticello's Independence Day tradition began in 1963.

The annual celebration at Thomas Jefferson's home also commemorates the signing of the Declaration of Independence.

Jefferson died at Monticello on July 4, 1826.


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