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White House Tweets – September 1, 2013
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President Obama Speaks on Syria
August 31, 2013 | 10:03 |Public Domain
President Obama speaks on the situation in Syria from the White House Rose Garden.
Weekly Address: Commemorating Labor Day
August 31, 2013 | 2:46 | Public Domain
President Obama discusses Labor Day and reflects on the contributions of the working men and women in our country.
President Obama’s Meeting with Baltic Leaders
August 30, 2013 | 18:01 |Public Domain
President Obama and President Toomas Hendrik Ilves of Estonia, President Dalia Grybauskaitė of Lithuania, and President Andris Bērziņš of Latvia speak to the press after a meeting at the White House.
President Obama Makes a Statement on Syria
August 30, 2013 | 3:41 | Public Domain
Following a meeting with Baltic leaders at the White House, President Obama makes a statement about the situation in Syria.
West Wing Week 8/30/13 or, “Because They Marched”
August 30, 2013 | 5:30 |Public Domain
This week, the President hit the road for a College Affordability bus tour in New York and Pennsylvania, conferred the medal of honor for conspicuous gallantry, and reflected on what the Civil Rights Movement has meant for the country on the anniversary of the March on Washington 50 years ago, at the Let Freedom Ring ceremony on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial.
August 29, 2013 | 59:13 |Public Domain
White House Press Briefings are conducted most weekdays from the James S. Brady Press Briefing Room in the West Wing.
Vice President Biden Swears in B. Todd Jones
August 29, 2013 | 8:50 |Public Domain
Vice President Biden swears in B. Todd Jones as Director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives and announces new Executive Actions to reduce gun violence.
Obamacare Welcomed By Hypocrite Republican Governors
Published on Aug 25, 2013
“A variety of Republican governors have sought federal funds under Obamacare, many of them to expand Medicaid eligibility for more residents, a centerpiece of the law that the Supreme Court made optional for states last year.
But shhh! Don’t call it Obamacare, they say, for they despise that law.”* The Young Turks hosts Cenk Uygur and Ana Kasparian break it down.
Climate Name Change
Published on Aug 26, 2013
Since 1954, the World Meteorological Organization has been naming extreme storms after people. But we propose a new naming system. One that names extreme storms caused by climate change, after the policy makers who deny climate change and obstruct climate policy.
We Are All Connected
Published on Aug 23, 2013
On this 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King’s March On Washington, let’s remember what we have in common. People around the county are rising up, together. Join the rallies in North Carolina now!
President Obama Marks the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington
August 28, 2013 | 28:11 |Public Domain
President Obama delivers remarks at the Let Freedom Ring ceremony on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom.
First Lady Michelle Obama Speaks at a Screening of “The Powerbroker”
August 27, 2013 | 10:12 |Public Domain
“The Powerbroker: Whitney Young’s Fight for Civil Rights,” a documentary narrated by Alfre Woodard, chronicles Whitney Young’s civil rights fight of the 1960’s that took him from segregated Kentucky to leader of the National Urban League. The First Lady graduated from the Whitney M. Young Magnet High School in Chicago, IL in 1981.
President Obama Awards the Medal of Honor
August 26, 2013 | 20:57 |Public Domain
President awards Staff Sergeant Ty M. Carter, U.S. Army, the Medal of Honor for his courageous actions while serving as a cavalry scout with Bravo Troop, 3rd Squadron, 61st Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, during combat operations in Kamdesh District, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan on October 3, 2009. Staff Sergeant Carter is the fifth living recipient to be awarded the Medal of Honor for actions in Iraq or Afghanistan.
To start this full video of the entire complete Let Freedom Ring Ceremony, drag time cursor to the 30 minute mark.
The 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom (Full Ceremony)
Streamed live on Aug 28, 2013
President Obama is joined by President Jimmy Carter and President Bill Clinton, members of the King family and other civil rights leaders and luminaries at the Let Freedom Ring Commemoration and Call to Action event at the Lincoln Memorial, to commemorate Dr. King’s soaring speech and the 1963 March on Washington.
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