Share

Comments on:

3-Minute Interview: Ann McClellan, on the history of the National Cherry Blossom Festival

Back to the article » |
McClellan has written two books, "The Cherry Blossom Festival: Sakura Celebration" and "Cherry Blossoms, The Official Book of the National Cherry Blossom Festival." She talks about the history of the festival, which ends on Sunday. Why Japanese trees? After Adm. Matthew C. Perry negotiated a treaty in 1884 with Japan, the world went crazy for everything Japanese -- artwork, they loved the...

To learn more about commenting on WashingtonExaminer.com and our community guidelines, please see our comments FAQ.