Abraham Lincoln Association Annual Banquet

President Obama spoke at the Abraham Lincoln Association’s 102nd annual birthday banquet on the occasion of President Lincoln’s… read more

President Obama spoke at the Abraham Lincoln Association’s 102nd annual birthday banquet on the occasion of President Lincoln’s 200th birthday. In his remarks he spoke about President Lincoln’s legacy and understanding of the concept of the American Union. Though lighthearted at times, Mr. Obama also emphasized the need for immediate action on his stimulus plan, and insisted that government intervention is necessary to reverse the economic decline. close

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Abraham Lincoln Association Annual Banquet

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284010-1
Category:
White House Event
Format:
Ceremony
Location:
Springfield, Illinois, United States
First Aired:
Feb 13, 2009
Last Aired:
Feb 15, 2009

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  • Feb 13, 2009 | 7:02am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 14, 2009 | 9:59pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 15, 2009 | 12:58am EST | C-SPAN 1
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