2008 United States Presidential Election
Howard University Students Celebrate Obama’s Election

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On November 4, 2008, Barack Obama became the first African American President of the United States. In this video, see students at Howard University in Washington, D.C., react emotionally to the news. Says one student: “I never thought in my lifetime that it would happen. But it happened tonight. It’s … Continue reading

Barack Obama
Obama Backs Chrysler’s ‘New Lease on Life’


President Barack Obama comments on the decision of Chrysler to file for bankruptcy and backs the decision, referring to Chrysler as “one of America’s most storied automakers.” The president explains the new partnership they found with Fiat as well as the importance of this decision in saving jobs.