Celebrations: A Lottery for Miss Liberty

A Lottery for Miss Liberty

Lady Liberty, meet Lady Luck. That was the thrust of last week's announcement that attendance at most of the ceremonies surrounding the centennial celebration of the Statue of Liberty over the July 4 weekend will be determined by a nationwide lottery. Separate drawings will be held for the 125,000 tickets--some free--available for five events: Operation Sail, a procession of tall ships up the Hudson River; a fireworks show; a Boston Pops concert; a sports celebration featuring stars like Olympic Champion Dorothy & Hamill; and an entertainment spectacular with the likes of Frank Sinatra and Lionel Richie. The lottery was the idea...

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