Wednesday, January 12, 2011

President Obama in Tucson

Thousands lined up to see President Obama at the University of Arizona, in Tucson.

A capacity crowd of about 14000 heard The President inside McKale Memorial Center, home to Arizona Wildcats basketball.

President Obama delivered a moving and beautiful eulogy of last Saturday's victims, and he praised those who acted selflessly to save others. Then the President asked, "How can we honor the fallen? How can we be true to their memory?"

Here is President Obama:

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The NY Times has made an interactive video and transcript available here. The text alone can be read here.


Joie Vouet said...

There may be nothing left to say here.

I have started a new blog, Blogging towards Bethlehem. It's still under construction, but its inaugural post is this one -- very apolitical. If any political items are posted there, they won't be items chasing the news cycle.

Snowbilly may be posting there, too. Perhaps others ...

Joie Vouet said...