Presidential Remarks on Sri Lanka and Interrogation Photos

President Obama spoke to reporters in the Rose Garden about his decision to reverse a prior Justice Department plan to release photographs… read more

President Obama spoke to reporters in the Rose Garden about his decision to reverse a prior Justice Department plan to release photographs depicting prisoner treatment in Iraq and Afghanistan, saying the photos would not add to photos already released and could pose a threat to the well-being of U.S. troops in the field. He also commented on the Civil War in Sri Lanka. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Presidential Remarks on Sri Lanka and Interrogation Photos

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Program ID:
286314-6
Category:
White House Event
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Speech
Location:
Rose Garden, White House, Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
May 14, 2009

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  • May 14, 2009 | 12:25am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 14, 2009 | 6:51am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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