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With video of the Annenberg Center 1981 dedication featuring Bob Hope, Walter Annenberg, and a letter from Pope John Paul II

Construction on the Annenberg Center began in 1980 and was completed in November of 1981.

Archive Photos Courtesy Annenberg Center

Bob Hope at Annenberg Center, Rancho Mirage, California, 1981 Dedication of the Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower Medical Center featuring Bob Hope, Walter Annenberg, and a letter from Pope John Paul II http://link.brightcove.com/services/link/bcpid1079049303">http://link.brightcove.com/services/link/bcpid1079049303 http://www.brightcove.com/channel.jsp?channel=370335729">http://www.brightcove.com/channel.jsp?channel=370335729

The November 1981 dedication featuring Bob Hope, Walter Annenberg,
and a letter from Pope John Paul II

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