Political Headlines July 1, 2013: President Barack Obama & Former President George W. Bush to Meet in Tanzania

POLITICAL HEADLINES

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OBAMA PRESIDENCY & THE 113TH CONGRESS:

THE HEADLINES….

Obama and Bush to Meet in Tanzania

Source: ABC News Radio, 7-1-13

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Two U.S. presidents will make a joint public appearance in Africa on Tuesday.

White House Press Secretary Jay Carney says former President George W. Bush will join President Obama at a wreath-laying ceremony at the U.S. Embassy in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, to honor the victims of the 1998 bombing.  The event will be at 10 a.m. local time, 3 a.m. ET….READ MORE

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History Buzz July 1, 2013: The Battle of Gettysburg – 150 years later

HISTORY BUZZ: HISTORY NEWS RECAP

History Buzz

HISTORY BUZZ: HISTORY NEWS RECAP

The Battle of Gettysburg150 years later

Source: CBS News, 7-1-13

The Civil War was the first conflict to be documented on film and early photographers captured thousands of images of the tragedies of war….READ MORE

Political Headlines June 30, 2013: President Barack Obama’s Speech at University of Cape Town Urges African Youth to Live Up to Mandela’s Legacy

POLITICAL HEADLINES

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OBAMA PRESIDENCY & THE 113TH CONGRESS:

THE HEADLINES….

Obama Urges African Youth to Live Up to Mandela’s Legacy

Source: ABC News Radio, 7-1-13

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President Obama on Sunday urged South Africa’s youth to continue the fight for equality and opportunity, as he challenged them to live up to the legacy of ailing civil rights icon Nelson Mandela.

“Nelson Mandela showed us that one man’s courage can move the world. And he calls on us to make choices that reflect not our fears, but our hopes — in our own lives, and in the lives of our communities and our countries,” the president told a crowd of more than 1,000 people at the University of Cape Town….READ MORE

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