President Obama on Preparing U.S. Veterans for the Workforce

President Obama spoke at the Washington Navy Yard about the state of the economy and initiatives to assist veterans moving into the… read more

President Obama spoke at the Washington Navy Yard about the state of the economy and initiatives to assist veterans moving into the civilian workforce. He noted better-than-expected employment statistics, but said economic recovery would “take some time.” He also cited divisive U.S. debt talks, the Japan earthquake and tsunami, revolts in Arab countries and the European debt crisis as factors contributing to slack growth. close

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President Obama on Preparing U.S. Veterans for the Workforce

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Category:
White House Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 5, 2011
Last Aired:
Aug 6, 2011

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  • Aug 05, 2011 | 11:09am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 05, 2011 | 11:13am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 05, 2011 | 4:46pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 05, 2011 | 10:33pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 06, 2011 | 1:56am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 06, 2011 | 6:30am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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