President Obama Address to General Assembly

In his first address to the United Nations General Assembly, President Obama pledged a new era of U.S. engagement at the United Nations and… read more

In his first address to the United Nations General Assembly, President Obama pledged a new era of U.S. engagement at the United Nations and urged other leaders to join in action on several issues including global climate change and economic recovery. He also cautioned other countries to give up their “almost reflexive anti-Americanism” that he said had served as an excuse for avoiding action on issues from terrorism to poverty.  close

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

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President Obama Address to General Assembly

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Program ID:
289093-1
Category:
White House Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
Sep 23, 2009
Last Aired:
Sep 24, 2009

Airing Details

  • Sep 23, 2009 | 8:04pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 23, 2009 | 10:36pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 24, 2009 | 7:19am EDT | C-SPAN 2

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