Posts Tagged ‘Elie

23
Apr
12

‘memory has become a sacred duty of all people of goodwill’

President Barack Obama tours the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C., with Sara Bloomfield, museum director, and Elie Wiesel, Nobel Peace Prize laureate and Holocaust survivor, April 23, 2012. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

23
Apr
12

‘lest you forget the things your eyes saw’

President Obama hugs Nobel Peace Prize laureate and Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel before he speaks at the Holocaust Museum in Washington, DC on April 23

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President Obama hugs Elie Wiesel after speaking at the Holocaust Memorial Museum

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“It’s an honor Mr President ….. I will vote for you.”

31
Jan
12

even more pete souza (and lawrence jackson) genius

President Obama plays with Bo aboard Air Force One during a flight to Hawaii, Dec. 23

….. making phone calls to 10 American service members stationed around the world, from his vacation rental home in Kailua, Hawaii, Dec. 24. WHCA Presidential Communications Officer CPT Mallory Fritz and Military Aide Lt. Col. Sam Price coordinate the calls in the background

President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama, along with Vice President Joe Biden and Dr. Jill Biden, descend the Grand Staircase before delivering remarks at a Hanukkah reception in the Grand Foyer of the White House, Dec. 8

….. greeting Kennedy Center honoree Meryl Streep in the Blue Room of the White House, Dec. 4

…… taking a picture of guests Marilyn Arleen Nelson and Glen D. Nelson during the Kennedy Center Honors reception

….. greeting Elie Wiesel in the Oval Office, Dec. 5

….. arriving aboard Marine One at Osawatomie-Paola Municipal Airport in Osawatomie, Kan., Dec. 6

….. greeting U.S. Military Academy Cadets during the annual Army vs. Navy football game at FedEx Field in Landover, Md., Dec. 10

…… returning from a Christmas shopping trip, Dec. 21

All official White House Photos by Pete Souza and Lawrence Jackson

More photos here

26
Feb
10

embracing elie

President Barack Obama presents the 2009 National Humanities Medal to Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel in the East Room of the White House in Washington, February 25, 2010.




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