Posts Tagged ‘world

07
Dec
13

Mandela: A Global Salute

Mourners gather to honor Nelson Mandela at an inter-faith service at the Grand Parade in Cape Town

Grand Parade, Cape Town

Pakistani schoolchildren hold lamps during a memorial tribute to Nelson Mandela, in Karachi

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Pumla Cohen, a South African who has lived in New York since 1998, pauses at a candle lit vigil outside the South African Consulate in memory of Nelson Mandela

A man wears his carnival drum group “Batuqueiro do Nelson Mandela” shirt at Mandela shantytown in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Flowers and tributes lie at the base of the plinth bearing a bust of Nelson Mandela in central London

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02
Dec
13

President Obama delivers remarks at World AIDS Day Event

White House Live * C-Span

1:0 EST: White House Observation of World AIDS Day

1:20 EST: President Obama delivers remarks

27
Mar
13

Chat Away

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Thursday:

11:40: President Obama delivers remarks on gun control at the White House – he will stand with mothers who want Congress to take action on common-sense measures to protect children from gun violence. Law enforcement officials and victims of gun violence will also attend.

2:10: Meets with the leaders of Sierra Leone, Senegal, Malawi and Cape Verde

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President Obama checks Jane Hamsher’s accounts:

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01
Jan
13

Respect

While we’re waiting for a resolution to all this madness, my most-loved photo(s) from 2012:

President Obama greets World War II veteran Archie Hackney, 90, of Newton, (Archie’s first greeting of a sitting president) after remarks at TPI Composites, a wind manufacturer in Newton, Iowa (May 2012)

Look how determined Archie was to stand, as a demonstration of his respect.

22
Dec
12

2012: A Memory or Two




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