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Former presidents, first ladies appear in ad encouraging Americans to get vaccinated for COVID-19

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In a 60-second spot by the Ad Council, four former presidents and first ladies, the Carters, Clintons, Bushes and Obamas, urge Americans to get inoculated for COVID-19.

Video Transcript

GEORGE W. BUSH: Right now, the COVID-19 vaccines are available to millions of Americans. And soon they will be available to everyone.

BARACK OBAMA: This vaccine means hope. It will protect you and those you love from this dangerous and deadly disease.

[MUSIC PLAYING]

BILL CLINTON: I want to go back to work, and I want to be able to move around.

BARACK OBAMA: To visit with Michelle's mom, to hug her and see her on her birthday.

GEORGE W. BUSH: You know what I'm really looking forward to is going to opening day in Texas Ranger stadium with a full stadium.

[MUSIC PLAYING]

BILL CLINTON: We've lost enough people. And we've suffered enough damage.

GEORGE W. BUSH: In order to get rid of this pandemic, it's important for our fellow citizens to get vaccinated.

JIMMY CARTER: I'm getting vaccinated because we want this pandemic to end as soon as possible.

BARACK OBAMA: So we urge you to get vaccinated when it's available to you.

GEORGE W. BUSH: So roll up your sleeve and do your part.

BILL CLINTON: This is our shot.

JIMMY CARTER: Now it's up to you.